From: Paul A. Bristow (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-08 09:47:22
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| From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
| [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On Behalf Of Brian McNamara
| Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 5:43 AM
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| Subject: Re: [boost] Re: Preliminary submission: FC++
| Based on David's suggestion, I'll try to briefly define all the terms
| I've used in my earlier post.
This is most helpful and shows impressive potential.
But there is quite a lot to curry ones mind ;-)
May I suggest that as well as promised documentation,
the excellent set of examples would benefit from a couple of enhancements:
1 Paste the output at the end as a comment,
2 4 6 8 10
2 paste output or notes for more significant lines as a comment, for example:
f(3, 2); // yields 5
3 Don't put
using namespace boost::fcpp;
using fcpp::minus; ...
so the less functional programmer can see immediately what fcpp is providing for
(Just as using std::cout; std::transform; is very helpful to the less STL
4 And of course examples like BOOST_CHECK(plus(2, 2) == 4); will also be useful
to readers as well as providing a test suite.
I look forward to getting my mind further round this stuff.
Paul A Bristow, Prizet Farmhouse, Kendal, Cumbria, LA8 8AB UK
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