Subject: Re: [boost] [date_time] Ordering non-overlapping time period
From: Arindam Mukherjee (arindam.mukerjee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-04-28 02:09:23
On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 11:33 AM, Arindam Mukherjee
> The documentation for time_period suggests that for two periods tp1
> and tp2, tp1 < tp2 if tp1.end() < tp2.begin() i.e.
> But I can see that the following works:
> time_period tp1(second_clock:local_time(), hours(2));
> time_period tp2(second_clock:local_time() + hours(1), hours(2));
> assert(tp1 < tp2);
> The behavior seems legit - tp1.begin() < tp2.begin()/ The
> documentation says nothing about overlapping periods.
That is incorrect - sorry about that. The behavior is exactly as
documented. But, this means that for overlapping periods like tp1 and
tp2 where tp1.begin() < tp2.begin() < tp1.end() < tp2.end(), the
tp1 >= tp2
This seems counter-intuitive.
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