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From: Mark Rodgers (mark.rodgers_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-07-26 14:39:21

From: "Kevlin Henney" <kevlin_at_[hidden]>
> Hmm, I'm still not convinced: meta_ seemed to capture it for me, but
> that may just be me :-> However, ct_ -- and indeed other abbrs -- really
> don't work for me. I would much prefer something spelled out, eg
> compile_ or static_ (OK, OK, that one's more than a little overloaded).

I'm with you; meta_ is fine by me and I think ct_ is terrible.

However I don't like prefixes in general, and feel that the correct way
to spell "meta_" would ideally be "meta::". Of course that doesn't help
the problem that "if" is a reserved word. I think the best thing to do
here is accept that we can't use "if", and just choose another word such
as "when" or "select".

I quite like "when":

namespace boost {
  namespace metaprogramming {
     template <bool b, typename T, typename F> struct when {...};


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