Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in an 'either' library?
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-06-23 12:25:59
On 23 Jun 2013 13:12, "Mathias Gaunard" <mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]>
> On 23/06/13 13:45, Mateusz Loskot wrote:
>> On 21 Jun 2013 17:36, "David Sankel" <camior_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>> **Use 2**: A lightweight alternative to boost::variant when only 2
>>> components are required (either relates to variant in a similar way that
>>> pair relates to tuple ).
>>> either<A,B> eitherAOrB;
>>> if( eitherAOrB.is_left() )
>>> std::cout << "A: " << eitherAOrB.left();
>>> std::cout << "B: " << eitherAOrB.right();
>> Is there any particular reason not to follow std::pair naming
>> and use first() and second() members?
> first()/second() implies a sequence with at least two elements.
Good point, thanks.
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