From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-18 09:33:10
Matt Hurd <matt.hurd_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Matt Hurd <matt.hurd_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> >>David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> >> Daniel James <daniel_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> >> > Sorry, another feature request. Would it be possible/a good idea to
>> >> > add a way to get the type of a named parameter?
>> >> Certainly it's possible. Not sure if it's a good idea. Is there a
>> >> use case? Some people are complaining that the library is already
>> >> heavy artillery where none is needed.
>> > A use case I have that I'm not sure how best to approach, but would
>> > find incredibly useful, with named_params is using a compile time
>> > policy to support switching between:
>> > 1. direct function call
>> > 2. an indirection to the function call, such as the marshalling and
>> > transmission of the function parameters, including formal parameter
>> > names, to a target.
>> > To do this, named_params needs to support an interface for iterating
>> > over the parameters.
>> Why iterating?
I'd still like to know.
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