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From: Jonathan Brownell (alphaomega_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-11 00:58:31

> (1)
> For all cases where an STL predicate "pred" will suffice, e.g. your
> example using std::greater<>,
> is there any case where
> std::max_element(b, e, pred)
> would not also perform the job?

Not that I can see. The max_element/min_element STL functions have
somehow slipped my knowledge thus far, and I feel like a complete chump
now in duplicating their functionality. Thanks for pointing out the
obvious, and I'll go crawl back in my hole.


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