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From: Caleb Epstein (caleb.epstein_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-06 08:57:08

On Sun, 5 Dec 2004 15:10:36 -0500, Doug Gregor <dgregor_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> The Named Parameters Library has been accepted into Boost.
> Congratulations to the authors, David Abrahams and Daniel Wallin.
> The vast majority of reviews were positive, although most reviewers
> requested additional documentation. Here is a list of the most
> important/commonly-requested changes or additions to the library:
> - More documentation! Specifically,
> + Automatic overload generation should go into the tutorial
> + Document operator,
> + Performance data (what's the cost?)
> + Reference section
> + "Best practices" section.
> - Add a metafunction for getting the type of a parameter, e.g.,
> param_type<Params, width_t>::type.
> - Add test cases for the automatic overload generation macros.
> - Fix the BOOST_NAMED_PARAMS_MAX_ARITY bug; Cromwell Enage provided
> a solution.

There was also some debate about the syntax and implementation of the
optional parameters. See for example this post from Dave:

What is the final word on this?

Caleb Epstein
caleb dot epstein at gmail dot com

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