From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-06-30 08:55:45
From: Tobias Schwinger <tschwinger_at_[hidden]>
> Greer, Joe wrote:
> >>From: David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> >>>Rob Stewart <stewart_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> When classifying types, it is often necessary to test for any
> >> one of several variations of an aspect. A common case is
> >> ignoring an aspect which means to allow a match for any
> >> variation of that aspect and is only useful when also testing
> >> for other aspects. Ignoring an aspect means using an
> >> "unspecified_*" tag. For example, allowing a match for any
> >> decoration requires using the <tt>unspecified_decoration</tt>
> >> tag.
> I have the following problems with this:
> - it's too long for a single paragraph
Not at all. It has all of four sentences. Well formed
paragraphs can have many more sentences.
> - 80% focusses on a special case
That special case required the most explanation.
> - it's not enirely true that it is /only/ useful testing for other aspects
I'm looking forward to your explanation of this (I asked about it
in reply to your omnibus reply).
-- Rob Stewart stewart_at_[hidden] Software Engineer http://www.sig.com Susquehanna International Group, LLP using std::disclaimer;