Those people who think they know everything are a great annoyance to those of us who do.
In the last chapter, I mentioned that the
pointer member type of
enumerator_sequence had a somewhat peculiar definition. The reason this is an issue at all is that the initial version of
enumerator_sequence did not provide member selection operators and therefore didn’t define a
pointer member. Because the
enumerator_sequence iterators are transient (Section 3.3.4), they can support the member selection operator and were updated to do so. The problem is that the template parameter list was already set, and there’s no reasonable way to allow the user to stipulate ...