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From: Dave Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-04-30 18:29:20

on 4/30/00 7:22 PM, Aleksey Gurtovoy at alexy_at_[hidden] wrote:

> I thought you've already settled on the removal of the 2-type templates
> versions without '2' at the end of names, and we are speaking only about
> backward compatibility.

What I've settled on doesn't clinch anything though. It belongs "to the
world" now ;)

> In other words, I missed the fact that
> implementation based on partial specialization has its own weight in context
> of writing generic code. It's really may be the most important argument,
> although at the moment I can't cite any concrete example either.

I'm waiting to hear from others at this point. I think we've made all the
arguments: it's backward compatibility and some as-yet-unidentified
usefulness for generic programming vs. simplicity and predictability.


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