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From: Hubert Holin (Hubert.Holin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-05-07 09:44:50

Somewhere in the E.U., le 07/05/2003


In article <b9ak93$l6r$1_at_[hidden]>,
 Markus Werle <numerical.simulation_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hi!


> Questions like whether copy or reference semantics
> are appropriate or how to achieve expression simplification
> at compile time can be solved such that these features
> are truly reusable.
> I call this Second Generation Expression Templates.
> The core idea is to completely separate the
> parsing of an expression (and its storage in a
> corresponding type) from the lazy resp. delayed execution.
> The former is what can go into boost::etl, the latter is
> what is left to library writers who build code upon this
> new lib.


> Please tell me whether You think that such a lib is useful
> for boost and what You think about the way I tried to solve
> Expression Template programming once for all times.
> best regards,
> Markus

      I am absolutely in favour of a library which would help me add ET
with minimal work (ET are on my TODO list for quaternions and


         Hubert Holin

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