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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-02 19:42:08

"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Iain K. Hanson wrote:
>> I can not see why this has even come up for formal review. If this is
>> auseful feature then surely it should be taken up as a core language
>> feature.
> Proposed core language features always stand a better chance when a proof
> of concept is available. "Look at what monstrocity we had to build in
> order to get the feature we want" is sometimes a very good argument. :-)

That was one of the most effective argument for adding static_assert to the
language, IMO.

static_assert was voted into the language by the full committee last month
in Lillehammer.


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