------- Comment #1 from paolo dot carlini at oracle dot com  2010-09-19 09:18 
(In reply to comment #0)
> bool std::operator==( std::istreambuf_iterator, std::istreambuf_iterator )
> returns TRUE if both iterators are EOF or both are not.  That means two
> iterators at different places in the streambuf -- which, when dereferenced
> produce different characters -- nevertheless compare as equal.  This is
> inconsistent with how other iterators work, and inconsistent with the pointer
> model of iterators.

Maybe, but this is how, exactly those iterators are specified to behave, see and in the ISO C++ Standard which we are implementing. Also
note that the current draft of the next ISO C++ Standard doesn't change that.
Thus, as implementors, there is nothing we can do here, I'm sorry.


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