From: Hurd, Matthew (hurdm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-03-03 17:03:00
> On Behalf Of Peter Dimov
> Subject: Re: [boost] Re: [named_params] timing trivia and some
> > David Abrahams wrote:
> >> "Matthew Hurd" <matt_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> Why would I want to do this? I would like to use this approach as
> >> way for inserting an intermediary function. Specifically, I would
> >> like to call f<direct>(x,y) and have the direct representation
> >> called or f<marshal, destination>(x,y) and have an intermediary
> >> serialize the params into a block and send it off on a transport
> >> where a representation along the lines of f<marshal, source>(x,y)
> >> would accept the block in some infrastructure somewhere else.
> >> f<queue_for_processing_in_a_thread_pool>(x,y) fits this model too.
> >> Any thoughts?
> > I guess my first thought is: "Whaa??? What does any of the above
> > to do with a named parameters library?"
> > And then I think: "OK, he wants something that mates the
> > library from Robert Ramey with the new tuples (fusion) from Joel de
> > Guzman".
> Conceptually, I think that he wants to serialize a boost::function<>.
> advice is "don't bother". I use shared_ptr<Command> for serializeable
> polymorphic functions.
Not too concerned about this as a simple id association gives me what I
need for IPC. I just prefix the associated id to the message. Lots of
options for this, just need to pick one.
For a local call I'm hoping the mechanism will make the function call
implicit and then there will not be a need for a function<> or
shared_ptr <> indirection.
Thanks for your thoughts. Appreciated.
Susquehanna Pacific P/L
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