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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-02-20 14:24:33

Felipe Magno de Almeida wrote:
> Ive searched in boost a typeid wrapper like the one Andrei
> Alexandrescu uses in his book (Modern C++ Design), but didnt found
> any, except one in the python library. It seemed very much what Im
> searching, so I'm wondering why it is in the python library. I think
> it is a very useful feature outside python library either. So Im
> asking if it shouldnt be a general class in the boost library,
> instead of being a feature to be used by the python library only?

I think Jody Hagins was working recently to move some of the typeid machinery
out of Python into detail. I'm not sure if this includes what you are talking
about, or what progress has been made, but you might want to search for recent
messages on the subject.


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