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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-07-30 19:31:10

"Brock Peabody" <brock.peabody_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]
>> On Behalf Of David Abrahams
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 2003 1:54 PM
>> To: boost_at_[hidden]
>> Subject: [boost] Re: GUI/GDI template library
>> Has anyone given thought to the design of a domain-specific
>> sublanguage for dialog layout specification?
> Do you mean an external scripting language, or a language within C++?

The latter.

> I'd never thought of designing a library like a language but it
> sounds like the right kind of idea for this library, since the
> interface will essentially be a domain-specific sublanguage with a
> large domain specific vocabulary, and especially since interface
> will be the key problem to solve for this library. Is this what you
> meant?

I think so. See Boost.Python and Boost.Spirit for examples.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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