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On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 08:15:56AM +0100, Matthias Radestock wrote: > scgmille@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: > > >This is missing from the spec. A functional version of clear isn't > >necessary, as it would be equivalent to constructing a new, empty > >collection. > > The result is equivalent but the invocation isn't: constructing a new > collection requires knowledge of the collection type; calling clear > doesn't. For that reason, and for sake of uniformity, there should be a > functional version of clear. Ah yes. Excellent point. Scott
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