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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-26 10:35:49

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From: "Hamish Mackenzie" <boost_at_[hidden]>

> This would simplify using tuples and I can't think of a good argument
> not to do it. It would however, mean that tuples and type_lists would be
> forever linked. Can anyone think of a reason we might want more than
> one tuple type?

Yes: one might want to use one's tuple metaprogramming libraries on a tuple
type supplied by some 3rd-party library. The MPL provides a traits-based
mechanism which allows any number of different type lists to be used with
its algorithms. A similar approach could be taken for tuples.


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