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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-07 05:21:26

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote
> "Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> news:873bb4eg6y.fsf_at_pereiro.peloton...
>>> "Andy Little" <andy_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>>> So all in all I reckon Boost.Fusion is quite cool :-). Of course it is
>>>> probably
>>>> not as good performance wise,
>>> I don't know why you say "of course." Just as STL iteration can be
>>> faster than a hand-coded loop, in MPL we did several things that can
>>> make it quite a bit faster to use the high-level abstractions than to
>>> do the naive hand-coded version. The same thing could be true of Fusion.
>> Dunno, but there are two things, firstly references, aka pointers,
> What about them?
>> and secondly iterators aka pointers.
> Fusion iterators are not pointers... at least, not in the usual sense.
> They might contain one pointer (to the whole tuple) that is never
> mutated during iteration.

OK . I guess I was suffering from some conFusion about that. :-).

Andy Little

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