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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-04 09:37:47

At 07:55 AM 3/4/2001 -0600, Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:

>Jeremy Siek wrote:
>> Another variation on the named template parameters.
>> Instead of using :: to separate the parameters, we stick with the more
>> traditional comma. This requires some "type wrapper" classes,
>> each with a
>> name corresponding to the template parameter.
>> boost::iterator_adaptor<int*, default_iterator_policies,
>> Category<std::input_iterator_tag>, Reference<int>
>> >
>That's pretty nice. However, IMO there is one disadvantage here - users
>the library will have either to prefix parameters' names with (at least)
>'boost::', so it becomes a little bit clumsy:


It seems named template parameters is a really interesting research topic,
but one that is still evolving.

So shouldn't we wait until the research is further, and consensus emerges,
before actually using NTP's in boost code?


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