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Subject: Re: [boost] [variant] assign and access the assigned value simultaneously
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-03-19 11:16:30


On 03/19/2014 12:26 AM, TONGARI J wrote:
> 2014-03-19 15:13 GMT+08:00 Antony Polukhin <antoshkka_at_[hidden]>:
>> 2014-03-14 10:22 GMT+04:00 feverzsj <feverzsj_at_[hidden]>:
>> <...>
>>> why not supply a interface like:
>>> Val& v = var.assign(val);
>>> for simplity, and the unnecessary "get" is also elimited.
>> <snip>
> <snip>
> Seems reasonable to me, sometimes we do want to do some immediate
> operations after the assignment.

I don't think it's worth cluttering the interface.
It's one more function that has to be documented and
tested. I don't see this as being a common use and
there's nothing stopping anyone who wants such a
function from implementing it himself as a non-member.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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