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
> I used "iterate" precisely because it was inconsistent with
> clones). In order to use a system like this effectively, the user really
> 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
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.
BOOST_PP_LOCAL_ITERATION_LIMITS (if you stick with ITERATION).
> Tip: for lists of small things, such as those
> 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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