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From: Arkadiy Vertleyb (vertleyb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-04 20:30:19

"Iain K. Hanson" <ikh_at_[hidden]> wrote

> > If Perl is better then C++ preprocessor, then it should become C++
> > preprocessor. But it needs to be built-in, otherwise these are apples
> > against oranges.
> With all due respect this misses the point completely. We don't need a
> text substitution tool for C++. We need something that includes headers,
> also pragmas, and conditional compilation, the rest IMHO is macro hackery
> and extra lingustic.

And template metaprogramming is just template hackery, correct?

I am just trying to understand whether your antipathy is limited to macros,
or spreads to everything that was not in the original design, and discovered


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