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From: Dave Gomboc (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-01 16:56:38

I put about a day into looking at FC++ (reading the papers, trying to
write some small examples). I didn't have a lot of success -- partly
because it has been quite a while since I last programmed in a
functional language, and partly because the documentation needs serious

Therefore, I don't have a full review to provide. Much like the
serialization library, I think that this is an ambitious and important
library that isn't ready to pass a Boost review on its first time
around. If the author is up to it, then I'm sure further work will get
it there.

Re argument limit of 3: I'm a bit surprised that this has never been a
problem. Seeing what boost::preprocessor can do for you is probably a
good idea.

Naming nit-picks:

"Functor" has for years been commonly used to mean "function object" (in
addition to its original meaning from category theory).
[;;]. Have no referees of your
academic publications brought this up? There is no need to name anew
a common concept: therefore, s/functoid/functor globally! (Global
search and replace is your friend. :-)

A list type is already present in ::std, and means something different.
Perhaps lazy_list, or (cringe) llist.

Follow the C++ standard's practice for variable naming, e.g.
should be
(example from lambda.hpp)

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