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Subject: [ggl] reversible_range and closeable_range
From: Barend Gehrels (barend.gehrels)
Date: 2010-05-07 16:44:49

Hi Bruno,

> Nice addition, thanks :-) I had thought about such thing many times,
> it's really useful.
> I wouldn't rename this into range. A view is always a range, so this
> particular case is not an exception in this regard. A view is
> something that behaves like a range but doesn't really contain the
> elements it iterates other. It's rather a proxy to those elements
> (which come from a "real" range, that is their real owner). If a
> reversible_range appears in Boost, I suspect it would rather be called
> reversed_view (or simply reversed, as Boost.Range naming convention
> seems to be to not even mention "view" at all).
OK, good to hear. View is OK for me and the reasoning is OK.
However, it is not always "reversed", but sometimes, so for me
reversible looks more natural.


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