This page is a snapshot from the LWG issues list, see the Library Active Issues List for more information and the meaning of CD1 status.

411. Wrong names of set member functions

Section: 28.7.6 [alg.set.operations] Status: CD1 Submitter: Daniel Frey Opened: 2003-07-09 Last modified: 2017-02-03

Priority: Not Prioritized

View all other issues in [alg.set.operations].

View all issues with CD1 status.


28.7.6 [alg.set.operations] paragraph 1 reads: "The semantics of the set operations are generalized to multisets in a standard way by defining union() to contain the maximum number of occurrences of every element, intersection() to contain the minimum, and so on."

This is wrong. The name of the functions are set_union() and set_intersection(), not union() and intersection().

Proposed resolution:

Change that sentence to use the correct names.