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From: Paul Mensonides (pmenso57_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-01 18:03:49

----- Original Message -----
From: "Emily Winch" <emily_at_[hidden]>

> If Boost.Tuple was PP'ified, nobody would need to do that.

Emily, do you mean generating 10,000 specializations? The PP library can't go
that high, and, even if it could, it would take _literally_ *forever*. It would
also easily pass the maximum macro depth of every preprocessor in existance. :(

However, the PP library can generate up to (currently) 100 specializations and
do it quickly.

Either way, 10,000 element containers is going *way* beyond real world
practicality. Compilers are ill-suited for that scale of computation. An
external tool would be far better and more practical.

Paul Mensonides

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