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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-15 16:45:45

Joel de Guzman <joel_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Oops
>> Introduction:
>> - Parts of the introduction are a bit too colloquial for my taste,
>> in particular, the paragraph.
>> "Hmmm, kinda reminds us of STL right? Right! Can you imagine how it
>> would be like if you used STL without the algorithms? Everyone
>> will have to reinvent their own algorithm wheels."
> Ok. How about if we separate the tutorial from the reference manual
> proper as others have suggested? That way, we can keep the tutorial
> somewhat colloquial and present a formal reference manual after.

I'm sure some people like that approach, but for me that is much too
chatty even for a tutorial. All the extra language is a distraction
from what is essential, and I find it somewhat annoying... not to
mention the fact that many many people use the STL without the
algorithms! :)

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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