From: Jason House (jhouse_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-18 21:10:07
The issues raised for compile-time operation seem valid to me. Is the
need to check at compile-time instead of runtime really a valid point?
If it adds time to the program *every* time it is run, but only needs to
get more slowly compiled once, what's the big issue?
Please note: this is intended to bring some flame-ish e-mails to me.
I'm trying to put together a paper that discusses compiler limitations
and I am looking for quotes to use from experienced developers. I can't
speak authoritatively from my experience, so I want to hear the words of
Also, I liked the quote below. Where does it come from? Can I use it
in my paper?
Lucas Galfaso wrote:
> PD: With C++ templates you can simulate an entire Turing machine, this is no
> reason to use that power to that extent.
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