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From: Gabriel Dos Reis (gdr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-04-15 18:00:27

Hubert Holin <Hubert.Holin_at_[hidden]> writes:


| * overload versus template-based is NOT OK.

Strongly agreed.

| I strongly believe that the
| benefits of genericity outweight, in this case, compatibility with C; if

And the C-compatibility argument is bogus anyway: If that proposal is
ever adopted in C, the functions won't have the same name since C has
no concept of overload, and will add suffix or prefix.

-- Gaby

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