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From: Jason House (jhouse_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-13 15:40:00

David Abrahams wrote:

> Mat Marcus <mat-boost_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>In the runtime world we have inlining and as a result I'm used to
>>waving my hands and saying that the generic style doesn't incur
>>extra overhead on a "reasonable compiler". I suppose there's not
>>really an analog in the compile time world.
> Nope, not until we have a meta-compilation phase. The fact that you
> only pay once for instantiation is close.

I'm curious as to what you're thinking about. What do you mean by a
meta-compilation phase and, more importantly, what do you expect it to

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