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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-13 15:11:21

Daniel James wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> This approach is superior to bgl_named_params in part because it
>> avoids undue coupling and dependency in a library design. That
>> coupling is discussed in depth in this excerpt from C++ Template
>> Metaprogramming (
> [snipped]
> This coupling could be avoided by using an overloaded operator to
> combine the arguments, for example:
> f(slew(.799) | name("z"));
> An advantage of this method is that it avoids the need for the
> forwarding functions.

I was just going over the library and have a related question. Is there
a rational as to why the forwarding functions where used instead of
overloading the "," operator?

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