From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-10 18:36:14
"Joel de Guzman" <joel_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> I've been using enable_if a lot and I find that it makes the life of a
>> meta-programmer a lot easier. I'm very glad that Jaakko invented
>> the creature. I vote to accept it.
> BTW, if you are following the review, I'd like to mention that enable_if
> made it very easy to implement the limited form of type deduction utility
> mentioned in http://lists.boost.org/MailArchives/boost/msg52718.php
> and http://lists.boost.org/MailArchives/boost/msg53389.php
Also, it's key in making the new iterator adaptors library operate as
well as possible. We found ways to do without it, but the
is_convertible_fail and interoperable_fail tests will fail when
enable_if is unavailable.
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