Subject: Re: [boost] [range] RFC: span(iterator, size)
From: TONGARI J (tongari95_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-10-30 04:18:00
2013/10/30 Evgeny Panasyuk <evgeny.panasyuk_at_[hidden]>
> 30.10.2013 11:29, TONGARI J:
>> 1. So, span(first, n) and span(next(first), n) will result in "equal"
>> if you mean begin-or-end(span(first, n)) == begin-or-end(span(next(first),
>> n)), then yes, but it's pathic.
> Yes, that what I mean. This limitation should be placed as warning.
> Especially you mentioned that you plan to preserve same range category as
>>>> original iterator has - what about BidirectionalIterators?
>>> That's my mistake, they should be ForwardIterators.
> 1. What about RandomAccessIterators?
For RandomAccessIterators, 'span' will return the iterator as is, no
> 2. Imagine if we have std::list x with 10 elements. Will dereference of
> end(span(begin(x), 5)) be undefined?
It's defined to be non-dereferenceable.