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From: Terje Slettebø (tslettebo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-09 15:33:26

A couple of postings put together:

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

> > 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
> also easily pass the maximum macro depth of every preprocessor in
existance. :(
> However, the PP library can generate up to (currently) 100 specializations
> 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.

Not necessarily.

>From another posting:

> > What's wrong with picking some portion of the MPL as your subset?
> Nothing in particular. Remember, I did vote *for* the library. :) It is
just my
> opinion that the MPL is more of a library built on top of core facilities
> than a library of core facilities. That's all.

What kind of subset of core facilities would you like, then?



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