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From: Aleksey Gurtovoy (agurtovoy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-29 22:41:19

Iain K.Hanson wrote:
> I don't come from a LISP or functional programming
> background. The use of quoted does not mean anything to me.
> I disliked its use it Mat Marcus's tutorial piece ( no disrespect
> to Mat ) as it seemed to hinder my understanding.
> Aleksey and Dave A's paper works for me in its discription of
> "metefunction-class" and how this differs from a
> "metafunction" so I would go with "metafunction-class".

Vote counted.

> iter_fold is another name that gives me problems. And it is
> not the iter part but the fold.
> fold is meaningless to most C++ programmers. I appreciate the
> problem with accumulate, but it still is a much more intuative
> name.

I think by the time one will have a need for 'iter_fold' she will be
perfectly comfortable with the 'fold' part :).

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