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From: Daniel Frey (daniel.frey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-20 04:37:59

Victor A. Wagner, Jr. wrote:
> 1) I like the idea
> 2) I shouldn't do this (read tech emails when my blood sugar is low...
> my brain tends to wander and I come up with oddball ideas, to wit:)

Dunno what illness I suffer from, but what about:

// Header "boost/mpl/has_"
#ifndef HAS_HPP
#define HAS_HPP
#include <boost/mpl/aux_/has_xxx.hpp>

// Use:
#include <boost/mpl/has_>
( Test )

// Replaces:
#include <boost/mpl/aux_/has_xxx.hpp>

OTOH, some quick test shows that my compiler doesn't like it, as the
last line of the include file plus the following line are not recognised
as a macro call. Don't know if it's legal to do such stuff...

If you'd like to change the language for more convenience, I suggest
another syntax:

#include <boost/mpl/has_>( Test )

The required change could be quite minimal: #include "bla" or #include
<blubb> should accept code (or whatever) after the closing " or > and
just replace the part before that with the include file's content.

OK, time for a coffee and sorry if this was a stupid idea :)

Regards, Daniel

Daniel Frey
aixigo AG - financial solutions & technology
Schloß-Rahe-Straße 15, 52072 Aachen, Germany
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