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From: Powell, Gary (powellg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-15 12:33:43

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Brian McNamara [mailto:lorgon_at_[hidden]]

On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 11:29:49AM +0200, Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
> You've done a great piece of code! I've tried to understand your
> articles about the differences between fcpp and boost::lambda/bind/etc.
> and these (the differences) are now clear to me (to some degree :-).
> OTOH I know, that there is going on serious work to merge boost::lambda
> with Phoenix to overcome some well known limitations of both and to
> avoid having two similar libraries in boost. Wouldn't it be nice, if
> after this merger we'd get _one_ library lambda + phoenix + fcpp? Or
> isn't this possible at all?

>It may well be possible.

But should it be done? Or only some sort of interoperability with shared components?

>This begs another important (at least to me :) ) question about FC++ and
>Boost. Can FC++ be accepted into Boost prior to any "integration" with

Sure! boost isn't the standards committee, its about having great tools. Just because we have standard screw drivers doesn't mean we can't have torix, phillips and robertson. (all different head types.)


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