From: Herb Sutter (hsutter_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-21 10:05:55
> I feel impelled to INSIST that non-expressive type deductions should be
> abandoned. We need to figure out how to make it more expressive.
> I can think of syntactic addition to auto that would at least give it a
> little expressiveness.
> int can_you_guess_what_is_this_doing()
> auto T a = foo();
If we adopt both auto and strict typeof, we can already do that:
auto a = foo();
typedef typeof(a) T;
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