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From: Stefan Seefeld (sseefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-30 07:44:31

> From: David Abrahams [mailto:dave_at_[hidden]]
> Sent: September 30, 2004 08:21

> Stefan has recently been trying to get compile-time constants from
> sizeof() into the parser. As he knows, this is going to mean handling
> such things as template instantiation and overload resolution. This
> is a great opportunity to learn more about how C++ works and to create
> a compiler platform that's actually usable by C++ programmers for
> prototyping new features -- one of the major obstacles in C++
> standardization is that the source for the only open-source C++
> compiler has a steep learning curve.

I should mention that the design of the C++ parser allows to manipulate
the generated parse tree in-memory and write it out into a file again in
a non-lossy way, i.e. it could indeed be used as a source-to-source


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