From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-24 04:58:57
From: "Eric Friedman" <ebf_at_[hidden]>
> The following excerpt is from a private conversation with Aleksey:
> > > [Eric]
> > > Any possibility that if_ will return in name to select_if? I find
> > > select_if to be a superior name for the following reasons:
> > >
> > > if_ is visually distracting; OTOH select_if is visually-similar to
> > > apply_if.
> > > if_ is a bad analogy to runtime C++. In runtime C++ the if keyword
> > > invokes code, ?: operator selects a value.
In compile time C++, nothing invokes code, and everything selects a value.
It's a pure functional language.
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