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From: Hibbs, Philip (philip.hibbs_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-04-10 09:12:36

>The Qt signal/slot mechanism is amusing in its way, but it is not
>C++. Rather, it relies on a dialect similar to C++ called MOC, which
>defines three extra keywords. Boost is supposed to be about C++,
>so Qt can hold little interest for us.

The MOC code is preprocessed to produce C++ code, so it's possible to impliment
a Qt-like system in C++. The fact that they introduced a preprocessing stage
implies that there would be a lot of repetitive, error-prone hand coding
involved in writing it all in C++, though.

Philip Hibbs
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