What's the surrounding use case you are thinking about?

On Fri, May 3, 2019 at 12:16 AM sotrdg sotrdg via Std-Proposals <std-proposals@lists.isocpp.org> wrote:

Why does the standard not have std::iterator_const_cast? There is no standard way to convert type like std::deque<std::size_t>::const_iterator to std::deque<std::size_t>::iterator vice versa or  std::deque<std::size_t>::const_reverse_iterator to std::deque<std::size_t>:: reverse_iterator


std::iterator_static_cast can also solve the definition problem of contiguous_iterator, if an iterator T can std::iterator_static_cast to typename std::iterator_traits<T>::pointer and void*, then it is a contiguous_iterator.



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