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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] The review of Boost.DoubleEnded starts today: September 21 - September 30
From: Ion Gaztañaga (igaztanaga_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-10-12 18:42:36

On 12/10/2017 20:34, Nevin Liber via Boost wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 12:17 PM, Ion Gaztañaga via Boost <
> boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 12/10/2017 10:37, Thorsten Ottosen via Boost wrote:
>> That means your design where capacity is the the full buffer length can
>>> satisfy both situations. So I agree with you. But it also calls into
>>> question the need for anything else than capacity (i.e., there seem to be
>>> vanishingly little use for back_capacity/front_capacity and they probably
>>> confuse more than they help).
>> I agree. If capacity is the full buffer length, only back/front_capacity
>> make sense.
> Normally, my check against capacity() is usually about iterators, pointers
> and/or references possibly being invalidated more than knowing that an
> actual allocation will take place.

Might be. But the name capacity() might not be a good name to check for



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