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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-04-05 07:55:52

From: "David Abrahams" <abrahams_at_[hidden]>

> Yes. The problem is that to properly forward such arguments, you need to a
> version which takes, for each parameter:
> T&
> T const&
> T volatile&
> T const volatile&

Actually I think that "T &" and "T const &" will suffice. The plain
reference will bind to anything except non-const temporaries.

BTW, in MSVC literals are const, so the plain reference works most of the

The inability to write an argument that will take _anything_ while
preserving the type is pretty annoying - lambda function objects need it as

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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