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From: Gabriel Dos Reis (gdr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-04 06:26:58

Jeremy Maitin-Shepard <jbms_at_[hidden]> writes:

| (This post is rather off topic, but I thought I would post it anyway)
| If C++ supported anonymous functions/function objects (with access to
| local variables), there would be no need to use functional-programming
| with libraries like boost.lambda and boost.bind.
| If C++ had significant language support for template meta-programming,
| there would be no need for functional programming in that domain either.

yes, but the reasons that make people chose this or that programming
language most of time go behond "rational" reasons. And, in some
sense, that is a good thing.

-- Gaby

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