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From: Edward Diener (eddielee_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-02-05 13:42:04

David Abrahams wrote:
> Sebastian Redl <sebastian.redl_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>> Of course, of course. That's what configuration files are for. Can't
>>> you step back and see the bigger picture?
>> I can see the bigger picture. I can certainly see the use in run-time
>> template instantiation.
>> I'm just speculating about the costs. I think that you underestimate
>> them. In no way do I mean to imply that they are unsolvable.
> Okay. Well consider that it's just a matter of integrating a build
> system and building dynamically-loaded libraries. It's been done
> before, and it's something we know how to do.

Can you give an example of the compile-time use of reflection for
templates and how this would be done ? Or have I completely
misunderstood what you and Sebastian Redl are discussing ?

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