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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-11-29 13:33:03

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From: "Matthew Austern" <austern_at_[hidden]>

> Second, and this might expose a real philosophical difference
> (perhaps a misunderstanding on my part), Andrei's names are
> names of actions, not things. I realize it's possible to
> think of metaprogramming classes as higher-order functions,
> but I still feel slightly uncomfortable giving a class a
> name that connotes a function; I think of a class as something
> that is, not something that does.

In particular, in this case Andrei's intention was specifically /not/ to use
these things as functions.

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