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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-25 06:26:27

From: "Gary Powell" <powellg_at_[hidden]>
> We are not talking about new technology here. bind() was first written by
> Jaakko in 1999. Peter D. made a clone of the original interface and
> it as he saw a new need, and got it added to boost, knowing full well that
> the Lambda version was coming. People have had the benefit for the last 6
> months of having a boost bind.


boost::bind is not a clone of Jaakko's earlier bind library. It's a
scaled-down version of a Lambda-like expression template library that I
wrote after being influenced by Gary's ET article in C++ Report (IIRC.) The
differences are minimal but they are there. Or were there.

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