From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-03 11:50:02
Iain K. Hanson wrote:
> Arkadiy Vertleyb wrote:
>> "Iain K. Hanson" wrote:
>>> I am much more in agreement with the views expressed in D&E.
>> I am sorry, what is D&E?
> Design and Evolution of C++ by Bjarne Stroustrup.
>> From the end of chapter 18 "The C Preprocessor " ( last Para ) :
> "I'd like to see Cpp abolished. However, the only realistic and
> responsible way of doing that is first to make it redundant, then
> encourage people to use the better alternatives, and <em> then </em> -
> years later - banish Cpp into the program development with the other
> extra-linguistic tools where it belongs."
I basically agree with this, too. But the preprocessor is currently far from
redundant, so I don't see this as an argument against BOOST_FOREACH.
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