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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (alexy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-04 13:34:06

Beman Dawes wrote:
> 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?

Well, as for me, I've been using the technique in its original form
(something like Jeremy's
iterator_traits_builder::Reference<int>::Pointer<int*>::..) in producation
code for a few months by now... NTPs solve one real problem - they greatly
improve usability of class templates with many (default) parameters, and IMO
this is kind of thing the upcoming iterator adaptors library might need.. ;)


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