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Section: 26 [containers] Status: NAD Submitter: AFNOR Opened: 1998-10-07 Last modified: 2017-02-03
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insert(iterator, const value_type&) is defined both on sequences and on set, with unrelated semantics: insert here (in sequences), and insert with hint (in associative containers). They should have different names (B.S. says: do not abuse overloading).
This is not a defect in the Standard. It is a genetic misfortune of the design, for better or for worse.