CppCon 2016: Casey Carter “Iterator Haiku"

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Published on Oct 7, 2016

Presentation Slides, PDFs, Source Code and other presenter materials are available at: https://github.com/cppcon/cppcon2016

Iterator Haiku: How five iterator categories blossomed into seven, and Sentinels trimmed them back to five again. Recently proposed changes to the ranges TS distill its seven iterator categories back to five without sacrificing any expressive power. Removing operations that are extraneous in the Sentinel world eliminates a potential source of programming errors.

Casey Carter
Software Engineer II, Microsoft
Casey Carter is longtime user of C++ who recently ended his career in aerospace manufacturing to participate in C++ standardization. After attending a WG21 meeting, his enthusiasm for Concept library design and semantics somehow turned into authorship of the Ranges TS. He is currently pursuing interests in Ranges, world domination, and doughnuts at Microsoft Redmond.

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