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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-21 08:52:41

"John Torjo" <john.lists_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> I am a bit surprised that Boosters themselves do not seem to want to
> support
>> one of their own key libraries. Maybe because I am used to the C++
> extension
>> callback and event systems invented by Microsoft and Borland for their
>> frameworks, anything less or more restricted seems primitive to me. That
> is
> I have to disagree with you. It's quite an overhead to use boost::function.
> In the SMART_ASSERT library I'm developing, the first version used
> boost::function - compile-time were huge.
> Step by step I removed different things (amongst which the boost::function),
> and now I can live with the current compilation time.

Maybe we should be looking for ways to reduce the compilation times
for Boost.Function. Opinions, Doug?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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