[phobos] [Fwd: Re: What functions could be added to std.algorithm?]

Masahiro Nakagawa repeatedly at gmail.com
Mon Aug 2 22:18:11 PDT 2010

Yes. His ranges are helpful to Phobos.


On Tue, 03 Aug 2010 05:04:53 +0900, Andrei Alexandrescu  
<andrei at erdani.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I've followed Philippe's work lately, which seems to be of good quality.  
> I suggest we add him to the roster; he could add great value to the  
> likes of std.algorithm. Please reply either to me or the group with your  
> vote and other thoughts before Tue 23:59:59'99'' CST.
> Andrei
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	Re: What functions could be added to std.algorithm?
> Date: 	Mon, 2 Aug 2010 21:32:29 +0200
> From: 	Philippe Sigaud <philippe.sigaud at gmail.com>
> Reply-To: 	digitalmars.D <digitalmars-d at puremagic.com>
> Organization: 	Digital Mars
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> On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 23:34, Andrei Alexandrescu
> <SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org <mailto:SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org>>
> wrote:
>      I agree that all of the functions you suggested deserve a place in
>      std.algorithm (or std.range). Please add one bugzilla entry or
>      better yet let me know if you'd like to join Phobos's devs (subject
>      to team approval) so you can add them yourself.
> I'd be quite happy to join the Phobos' devs, if they accept me!
> In any case, as Jonathan said, all() and any() are 'bug' 4405. And
> takeWhile is 4535 (as per you suggestion, I added it a few days ago).
> http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4535
>      Also, I agree that std.algorithm has gotten a bit large. Any
>      sensible ideas for addressing that should be discussed. Off the top
>      of my head, I'm thinking that mutators vs. non-mutators could be a
>      possible criterion for separation.
>      BTW, it warms my heart to see that our std.algorithm is the fourth
>      Google hit when searching for std::algorithm (or std.algorithm,
>      which seems to produce the same results). I feel std.container can
>      be a similarly compelling offering. *cough*RBTree*cough*Steve*cough*
> That reminds me I've some questions to ask on recursive containers
> (graphs, trees). I'll try to make a post about it.
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