From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-04 12:12:51
I tend to agree with Aleksey that the basic interface idea doesn't require
much exploration or research.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Aleksey Gurtovoy" <alexy_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2001 1:34 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Named template parameters
> Beman Dawes wrote:
> > It seems named template parameters is a really interesting research
> > but one that is still evolving.
> > So shouldn't we wait until the research is further, and consensus
> > 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
> this is kind of thing the upcoming iterator adaptors library might need..
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