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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-03 07:59:48

Robert Allan Schwartz wrote:
>>> I believe a "standardized" (within Boost), portable, and *readable*
>>> text representation of T makes my proposal better than typeid().
>> I think if readability is the main criterion we'd do much better to
>> invest in decoding the typeids generated by GCC. I believe there's
>> even a library that comes with it that does that job.
> Why should millions of programmers have to make that "invest"ment?
> Wouldn't it be better if gcc simply generated better type names?

Sure, if there existed an unambiguous definition of "better type name".

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