From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-28 07:25:45
----- Original Message -----
From: "James S. Adelman" <j.adelman_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, November 27, 2001 12:39 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] Submission: typelist
> On Tuesday 27 November 2001 4:52 pm, you wrote:
> > From: "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]>
> > > Finally, I like the int2type<> and type2type<> names. They are
> > sufficiently
> > > obvious to me. I don't see a need to change them into *_identity.
> > You know, after all the tossing around, I would love to return to them,
> > too. Besides, they are known because of Mc++D and articles.
> > Andrei
> Yes: they are aliases, not identities; we have strong typing, after all.
They're only aliases if you look at them as types. I'm looking at them as
metafunctions. They are identity metafunctions which return the same
type/value which has been passed to them.
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