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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-20 09:16:00

From: "Paul Mensonides" <pmenso57_at_[hidden]>

> Well, technically there isn't recursion is the horizontal mechanism
either. :)
> I used "iterate" precisely because it was inconsistent with
> clones). In order to use a system like this effectively, the user really
has to
> know what is going to happen.

And how does "ITERATE" describe that any better than "REPEAT"?

> This typically requires a manipulation of the
> source order that makes it look more like the preprocessor is executing a
> program than preprocessing text. Also, it isn't strictly necessary to
> *text* with the mechanism. I suppose you could make some other kind of
> calculation.

Not sure what you're getting at above.

> On this one, I like Aleksey's names better, which are the ones that I

Can you explain why?

> I probably need to change the name of BOOST_PP_LOCAL_LIMITS though.


> Tip: for lists of small things, such as those
arg_tuple_size_helper-things from
> a while back, it is a preferrable to the use the simpler local iteration
> Don' underestimate the usefulness of that facility even though it doesn't
> all the full-blown capabilities of the full-blown file-iteration.

I would always use the mechanism with the simpler interface unless there
was a good reason not to.

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