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A Tour of C++ by Bjarne Stroustrup

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13

Utilities

The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.

– Bertrand Russell

13.1 Introduction

Not all standard-library components come as part of obviously labeled facilities, such as “containers” or “I/O.” This section gives a few examples of small, widely useful components. Such components (classes and templates) are often called vocabulary types because they are part of the common vocabulary we use to describe ...

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