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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-05-19 10:53:27


FWIW, the Python script that generates part of Boost.Python is definitely
/not/ a nightmare. It hasn't needed any maintenance for quite some time,
either. Of course, I'm not sure it fills your needs, but if you can't get
what you want from the CPP technique, I can try to hook you up.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Douglas Gregor" <gregod_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2001 11:25 AM
Subject: Re: [boost] Interest in CPP meta programming library?

> On Saturday 19 May 2001 10:16 am, you wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm thinking of submitting a small CPP or C Pre Processor meta
> > library into Boost. For this reason I have uploaded a trivial demo
> > of the library into the Files section/Vault. You can find the files
> > the CPP folder. The rest of this message contains a motivated example of
> > the use of a particular feature of the library.
> <drool>
> I am most definitely interested in this. The boost::function library has
> amounts of generated code and maintainence on the Perl script that
> it has become a nightmare.
> I'm interested about the practical portability of such a library. Does it
> generally work well across compilers? What sort of limitations have you
> into? Macro expansion depth limitations? Macro length limitations?
> Doug
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