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From: Thorsten Ottosen (nesotto_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-03 03:32:16

"Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
| "Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
| news:001901c54d99$2d738e50$6401a8c0_at_pdimov2...
| > 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.

with the exception that Denmark voted against it :-) Anyway, the parallel is


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