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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-21 06:51:29

"Mattias Flodin" <flodin_at_[hidden]> wrote
> 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, 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.

One area that I am interested in is compile time performance. I see that
there is information about this in the appendix.
Are there any tips in the book about optimising code , aiming to get fastest
compile times?

Andy Little

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