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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-04-24 05:00:39

From: "Paul Mensonides" <pmenso57_at_[hidden]>
> From: "David Abrahams" <david.abrahams_at_[hidden]>
> > As far as I'm concerned, Paul is the inventor. I may have made some
> > tweaks to get it into boost, but that's all.
> >
> > -Dave
> No, I just used 'template deduction failure' to eliminate an overload from
> candidate set when I was implementing 'is_enum'--based on the fact that an
> enumeration cannot the the 'class' types in a pointer to member signature
> eliminating everything else that also can't be there. I think it might
> been Peter Dimov that first use the same type of mechanism to determine if
> nested type exists or not. But I may be wrong, I can't remember. From
> several other usages came out of it such as 'is_class'.

Paul's original 'is_enum' post:

I point out that it contains an 'is_class':

Rani Sharoni answers the "reiterated question:"

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