From: Peder Holt (peder.holt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-30 12:04:53
On Wed, 30 Mar 2005 11:22:22 -0500, David Abrahams
> "Arkadiy Vertleyb" <vertleyb_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote
> >> > This actually makes it possible to properly implement remove_xxx for
> >> > VC6.5 and VC7.0 without any form of registration :)
> >> Whoa. That is *major*... at least for those
> >> hopefully-soon-to-be-obsolete compilers it is. Awesome! Is this a
> >> full replacement for partial specialization?
> > This implementtion doesn't use any template specialzation.
> I know that. I just asked if the mechanism _replaces_ partial
> specialization. Of course it doesn't do that fully, since partial
> specialization can be used non-intrusively.
When developing typeof-support for VC6, I also implemented remove_xxx
based on typeof, so, yes. The new implementation of remove_xxx +
typeof is a full replacement for partial specialization.
> Dave Abrahams
> Boost Consulting
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