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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-24 08:41:08

"Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> writes:

> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> "Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> > If this is the case.. When is this MPL book coming out?
>> Sometime next year, I think.
> Right. my guess is I am probably going to continue with some basic
> metaprogramming only at the moment.
> I am sure that whether or not I use the concepts day to day, the book is be
> a very good read... so am looking forward to it.
> (I can claim to be using MPL ie boost::mpl::if_c... "From small acorns
> mighty oak trees may some day grow.")
> BTW on the subject of enums.. Ok accept they may be quicker than ints... but
> in the context they are...hmm.. how can I put this... a bit 'ugly'.

No offense, but so is ad-hoc metaprogramming. If you really cared
about beauty, you'd be using the MPL. I thought you were concerned
about ekeing every last CPU cycle at compile-time.

Dave Abrahams
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