This was earlier proposed as P0059, but appears to have seen little work in the last few years.
Note, however, that this is a span-like container and doesn't own the elements. You need to
create an array and apply the ring_span to it.

I would be interested in seeing this picked up again.


On Wed, 26 Oct 2022 at 14:53, Phil Bouchard via Std-Proposals <> wrote:


I'm surprised this is not part of the standard library yet:

As it is 5 times the speed of a deque and list:

This container is pretty useful as I must have used it 3-4 times in different projects over the last 2 years (rotating log files, buffering for AI algorithms and preemptive recording of videos).

I encourage its integration because not everybody wants to use the Boost library given its complexity to manage.


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