From: Reece Dunn (msclrhd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-10 16:29:16
Doug Gregor wrote:
> On Apr 10, 2006, at 3:58 AM, Reece Dunn wrote:
> > In terms of C++0x features, what is the current state of lambda
> > support as I have
> > seen several papers from Bjarne, et. al.?
> I don't think being the fourth of five authors on one lambda proposal
> counts as "Bjarne et. al." :)
I could only remember Bjarne as being one of the people involved with a wg21 paper on Lambda from www.open-std.org. Maybe I should have said Doug et. al. :)
> The driving forces behind lambdas for C++0x are Jeremiah Willcock,
> Jaakko Jarvi, and Valentin Samko.
I'll keep an eye out for papers from them.
> The lambda proposals are still in
> an early state of development and will take a couple months to
> mature. There are many unanswered questions about the scope of
> lambdas (how much can/should they express?), various design features
> (polymorphic vs. monomorphic, how to handle references to local
> variables), etc. I have no doubt the authors will spiral in on the
> right solution, but they could certainly use more feedback.
Sure. I am interested in Lambda functions and have knowledge of Haskell (and more recently Python :)) and the Boost.Phoenix/Lambda libraries.
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