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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-10-26 15:44:36

From: "Gary Powell" <Gary.Powell_at_[hidden]>

> > > I guess I'm now a tad confused about the utility of call_traits. I
> > > can see how it would help with template classes in some cases, but is
> > > there another way to do what was being attempted here with a template
> > > function?
> >
> > AFAICT, not with an existing compiler. On the other hand, the core
> > group of the committee just fixed the reference-to-reference problem in
> > the
> > language, so at least a conforming compiler will "soon" handle this
> > ;-/
> Yeah!
> Is "typeof()" part of the language? and my current favorite,
> template templates for function definitions? (We need it for
> specializations of function templates in lambda expressions.)

Nope. We're just fixing defects for now; the reference-to-reference problem
falls into that domain. The others are more clearly language extensions.


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