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Subject: Re: [boost] [iterator] Silent-but-deadly bug in iterator_facade category
From: Nathan Ridge (zeratul976_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-07 04:31:46

> >> In my experience, the easiest way to handle this painful reference > >> requirement is to ignore it and pretend that the standard categories are > >> only about traversal. I've never had anything break because of this. > > > > Is the OP's problem not an example of pretending that the standard > > iterator categories are only about traversal and having something > > break as a result? > > As far as I can tell, the OP's problem only appeared when he started using > boost traversal iterator categories, and things were working fine when he > had random_access_iterator_tag (violating the reference requirement). Well, you didn't say anything about using standard iterator categories in lieu of Boost ones when using Boost classes like iterator_facade. If you're saying that doing that together with ignoring the reference requirement has kept you out of trouble, I take your word for it :) Regards, Nate

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