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From: Terje Slettebø (tslettebo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-17 01:15:42

>From: "Paul Mensonides" <pmenso57_at_[hidden]>

> > (Note: I
> > > use pattern matching for simplicity. Lazy metaprogramming should be
> > > doable without pattern matching. I also have no more sympathy for
> > > lousy compiler implementers. RANT: How many years does it take to
> > > correctly implement a language (C preprocessor) described
> > in about 20
> > > pages of prose? For some it seems to take more than a decade.)
> >
> > Do I detect a hint of bitterness? ;)
> Plenty.
> > I'm sure Paul Mensonides is struggling with similar things,
> > his Chaos library being only usable on the most conforming
> > compilers (from what I understand).
> I'm not exactly struggling with it. I'm simply not supporting any
> that is buggy.

Yes, sorry, bad wording. The above was meant rather tounge-in-cheek. I
didn't really mean that either of you are "struggling" (or being bitter, for
that matter, that was a joke), only that I understand that CPP conformance
has also been an issue for CPP-libraries, similar to template implementation
for template metaprogramming libraries.



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