Re: C++0x container constructors for DefaultConstructible objects
- no allocator?
Howard Hinnant wrote:
In article <5b91g3F2rt1iiU1@mid.individual.net>,
email@example.com ("Bo Persson") wrote:
I notice in the draft N2284 that sequence containers have had one
constructor split in two. We now have (for list<T>):
explicit list(size_type n);
list(size_type n, const T& value, const Allocator& = Allocator());
How come the first type of constructor doesn't take an allocator
Mainly just history. People have never been able to say:
std::list<T, A> c(n, A());
And I've never heard any requests for that functionality. So I didn't
add it. It easily could be added. Is there demand for it? Would you
be willing to write a short paper or defect report with detailed
proposed wording relative to N2284?
Please, not a "defect report." Defect reports apply only to published
standards, and they invoke a formal response process.
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Author of "The Standard C++ Library Extensions: a Tutorial and
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