From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-07-14 08:54:17
Kevlin Henney wrote:
>I think a stable iterative and incremental approach to definition sounds
>as good as any. If we start with the kernel you have suggested and work
>with and from it, it will be probably be more immediate and workable
>than a grand unified theorem of indirection.
Agreed. I will revise the feature diagram, and then freeze it as iteration
one and post it in the vault.
The other homework assignment is to study C&E Part II, Implementation
Techniques. Particularly Chapter 10, Static Metaprogramming in C++.
[five minutes later...] Amazing! They present compile-time IF<>, SWITCH<>,
WHILE<>, DO<>, and FOR<> templates! I'm going to take the rest the day off
to read this!
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