Subject: Re: [boost] [C++0x] Report from Frankfurt committee meeting
From: Edouard A. (edouard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-07-20 15:10:00
>I think it is a tragedy. While reading about why not to use C++, or STL,
>or Boost, the biggest issue I've seen recently is "template error
>messages are too large and meaningless". Bjarne has said that one
>C++0x's was to make it more user friendly, but it appears we will lose
>the biggest feature towards that goal.
I don't think it's such a big deal. You need training to do C++/STL/Boost.
The template error messages are certainly not helpful but certainly not the
An over-ambitious new revision of the standard would result in a myriad of
compilers that differently support the said revision (and I think it's going
to be the case for a while anyway). I'm just looking forward to have
something released. It's going to send a very positive signal.
I'm happy to have lambdas (even if they are not fully generic), auto,
There is always room for improvement, as we say in French, the best can be
the enemy of the good...
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