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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-09 21:29:38

"Dan W." <danw_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Matthias Schabel wrote:
>> As an aside, what's the interest level in having dimensions be
>> specified by
>> arbitrary arithmetic types (rather than static_rational as I
>> currently do)?


> I think it would be ultra-wise to have such de-coupling, even if there
> were no immediate interest at boost developers forum. The fact is,
> the more forward-looking the design is, the more promise it holds.

On the other hand, premature generalization often spells design bloat
and death ;-)

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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