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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-13 19:50:02

Mattias Flodin <flodin_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Tue, 13 Jul 2004 07:41:04 -0400, David Abrahams
> <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> For the past year Aleksey Gurtovoy and I have been working on a new
>> book, titled _C++ Template Metaprogramming: Concepts, Tools and
>> Techniques from Boost and Beyond_.
> Thank you David and Aleksey for putting time and effort into finishing
> this book. I'm sure most of us agree that it's an extremely valuable
> contribution to Boost and the C++ community at large, and that it is
> sorely needed to give the industry some momentum. I for one know I
> would have problems convincing certain employers to use many modern
> C++ techniques if I couldn't put forth some literature on the subject.
> As a customer seeing this book in the bookstore, however, I think I
> would have one question: Am I part of the target audience?
> Specifically, since it appears to be a book about MPL, does it have
> something for people who already use MPL

Several things, even!

> or is it mostly meant to introduce the library to people who aren't
> already using it. The "target audience" section doesn't answer that
> question; perhaps it should.

Do you think it matters all that much if it says so on the website,
considering that most people who are already familiar with MPL
will probably see this message?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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