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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-26 10:52:31

Peter Soetens wrote:
> Quoting Stefan Seefeld <seefeld_at_[hidden]>:
>> Peter Soetens wrote:
>>> My favourite is the 'Modular C++' project, inspired on
>>> <>
>> That confuses me. The paper seems to be talking about modifying the
>> C++ language. The title of the project, however, is "Modular C++
>> preprocessor",
>> which is
>> * talking about a C++ preprocessor, not a C++ parser.
>> * seems to imply that it's the preprocessor that is modular, not the thing
>> it (pre)processes. (And, how does it related to boost.wave ?)
>> So what's the deal ?
> You should read it as (Modular C++) preprocessor. C++ module files must
> be 'preprocessed' such that they are converted to C++ header files and
> C++ implementation files, which are fed to your compiler. Also, a
> 'module header' file is generated which can be used by other modules to
> learn about the public contents of a module. It relates to boost.spirit
> (not boost.wave) which is a parser framework, which will be used to
> read the module files.

I see ! Thanks for the clarification,


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