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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-12 04:11:37

Bohdan wrote:
> "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> news:000501c259b0$ea09c460$1d00a8c0_at_pdimov2...
>>From: "Vladimir Prus"
>>This is quite repetitive and error-prone, but without
> reflection/metadata...
> Maybe stupid question, but: are there any reasons against
> reflection/metadata

None, I think. It will handle 95% of all cases without any efforts from
the programmer.

> library ? I was thinking whether there is any interest in such beast.
> Actually i'm almost sure that there is interest, but the problem is whether
> "it is possible to
> create library that satisfies most of requirements" (ex: serialization
> library wars:) ).

You'd need support from compiler, I guess.

> At this time i know only about two links on reflection:
> 1)
> This one was mentioned in ML.
> 2)
> I'd like to try with this lib, but maybe it would be better just to wait for
> C++0x & XTI.

I don't know how long we'll have to wait.

- Volodya

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