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From: Larry Evans (cppljevans_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-27 16:36:43

On 09/27/2005 03:24 PM, Calum Grant wrote:
> Is there any interest in providing relational containers in Boost? Are
> there any features/improvements you can suggest for RML? contains:

   The reason this has to be a macro is because it needs to work with
   names, not just types. It was felt that the benefits of being able to
   write or instead of column<1>(customers)
   or col<1,1>() outweighs the inherent disadvantages of using a macro.

why not use an enumerator:


instead of a number:


? Would this eliminate the macro need? This idea of using enumerators
for easier reading was one motivation for the indexed_types library
in the sandbox:

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