From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-05 08:44:46
Howard Hinnant <hinnant_at_[hidden]> writes:
> On Aug 3, 2005, at 6:21 PM, David Abrahams wrote:
>> Is it really true that I can write
>> bind(f, _1) > _2
>> but can't write
>> _1 > _2
>> I can't imagine a good reason for that restriction, but I don't see
>> any indication that the latter is supported in the docs.
> That is a really interesting suggestion, and significantly blurs the
> line between bind and lambda.
> Once you have:
> _1 > _2
> _1 > literal
> will pretty much come in for free (I think).
And if you construct the types of _1 and bind(...) smartly, you get
all the operators on placeholders for free, too. As in MPL, _N would
be a bind_t specialization that returns its Nth argument.
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