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From: David A. Greene (greened_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-03-25 14:12:13

Asger Alstrup Nielsen wrote:

> It is in fact a new programming language, because it is not
> possible to use the same keywords or syntax, and it is not possible
> to implement things exactly like you like, because of limitations
> in C++.

As I understand it, a not-explicitly-stated goal of the Boost
process is to identify core language issues and provide concrete
examples of how those issues cause real problems. With that in
mind, I don't really think it's fair to penalize a library because
it exposes weaknesses in the language. I think that's a positive


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