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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-03 09:25:09

From: "Geurt Vos" <G.Vos_at_[hidden]>

> Idea 2:
> function is there to take either a function or a
> functor, while bind can be used to turn a member
> function into a functor. I was just wondering,
> wouldn't it be easier (and maybe even more
> consistent) if 'bind' could take either a function
> or a member function, and 'function' only functors?

"bind" will take free functions (sometime in the future,) but "function"
contains some specific optimizations for function pointers (it avoids
dynamic allocations, AFAICT).

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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