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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-09 16:18:15

"Brock Peabody" <brock.peabody_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]
>> On Behalf Of Victor A. Wagner, Jr.
>> We can either do nothing (until the standard changes so we can handle ALL
>> types) or we can do something (handle the built-in types and the standard
>> exceptions).
>> I suggest "something" as a useful approach.
> I'd suggest allowing the user to specify a typelist rather than hard coding
> the standard types. You could supply as a default the list of standard
> types.

There are better ways. Boost.Python uses a dynamic registration
technique. Compile-time enumeration of the exceptions is overkill
and not sufficiently flexible.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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