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From: Jeremy Siek (jsiek_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-06 23:11:39

I'm a big fan of having named (or keyword) parameters in the language.

On 2/6/02 8:04 PM, "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> One solution being discussed (used by many languages) is named parameters:
> my_vector<int, checking_policy=range_checking> v;
> It works particularly well when you want to supply a non-default only for
> the last of a long list of arguments.
> There is an open question as to whether it is acceptable to simulate
> named-parameters using template techniques, or they should be built into
> the language.
> --Beman

Jeremy Siek                
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