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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-07-25 16:08:00

Greg Colvin wrote:

>But seriously, the trouble with template metaprogramming
>is that the syntax was never designed for the purpose,
>so it's just terrible to read and write.

It really isn't so bad once you get used to it. A lot easier than trying
to use partial specialization, for example. And it seems to be less
sensitive to compiler quirks than might be expected.

Read the book (or at least the C++ parts of it); don't jump to quickly to
judgement. Try a little code. It really works.


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