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Subject: Re: [boost] Heads up - string_ref landing
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-11-23 18:25:05


On 11/23/2012 02:55 PM, Gottlob Frege wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 23, 2012 at 7:17 AM, Olaf van der Spek <ml_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> A string_ref that's not required to be null-terminated is far more useful.
> It does (to me at least) raise the question of whether string_ref is the
> correct name, as it is missing what might be seen as a fundamental aspect
> of strings - null termination.

fundamental? hardly. std::string is not guaranteed to
be null terminated. Besides, if you want a null-terminated
string without ownership, const char* works just fine.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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