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From: Howard Hinnant (hinnant_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-13 10:23:55

On Oct 13, 2003, at 10:43 AM, Jaakko Jarvi wrote:

> It was Martin Buchholz.
> His home page:
> In adddition to a lot of other cool C++ stuff,
> there's a link
> "Constraints for Function Template Parameters in C++"
> to his enable_if-like approach.

Interesting link, thanks!

> In addition to Howard's description of the enable_if history, many
> others, including Rani Sharoni, Richard Smith, Jason Shirk, had
> realized
> that the SFINAE rule, which is the backbone of enable_if, could be
> used to implement various traits
> classes (is_enum, is_class, ...) before enable_if existed.

<nod> It was Rani Sharoni's post:

which inspired me. And Rani in turn was inspired by Paul Mensonides.

There aren't many posts that change the C++ world, but imho, these two
posts did. :-)


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