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From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-12 05:49:06

> The most clear example is on the main page,
> boost/libs/type_traits/index.html, about half way down starting with the
> section, "Transformations Between Types." Pretty much everything there
> that summarizes the features has the leading '::' in the "Expression"
> examples.

Oh, shucks, missed those.

> Maybe the intent is simply to say that they are in ::boost, but I do not
> recall seeing this kind of specification in other boost docs, and mized
> with the coding standards it confused me (but obviously that is not a
> difficult task).
>> Even so, it's easy to be tripped up by this, and with luck I'm going
>> to rewrite the type traits docs "real soon now", so I'll try and make
>> this clearer.
> Cool. BTW, how would you state the differences between using
> type_traits and mpl, as Dave suggested in this thread?

They're not really in competition, think of mpl as a good way to combine and
use type traits to do interesting things.


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