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Re: span: why no size_type?

From: Arthur O'Dwyer <arthur.j.odwyer_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2019 12:36:43 -0400
Previous mentions of the "std::span lacks size_type" issue:

I believe it's just one of those cases where "everyone knows this is a bug,
but WG21 isn't willing to fix it without a paper or a National Body


On Sun, Jun 30, 2019 at 10:51 AM Andrey Semashev via Std-Proposals <
std-proposals_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hi,
> Looking at the std::span interface definition in N4820 I'm wondering why
> there is no size_type type definition? This type is commonly used to get
> the size type of a range or container in the users' code, so why is span
> made incompatible?
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Received on 2019-06-30 11:38:47