From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-12 15:46:09
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.
A limitation of the current implementation. On some compilers, the
placeholders are function pointers and _1 > _2 can't be overloaded. There's
no other technical reason that prevents _1 > _2 (or _1 > 0) from working;
it'd fall out of the specification.
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