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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-13 20:36:48

"Eric Niebler" <eric_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Andy Little wrote:
>> "Joel de Guzman" <joel_at_[hidden]> wrote
>>> Some of these elements you mentioned do have generic appeal.
>>> static_value and advance_iterator looks general enough. plus, minus
>>> etc, have overlaps over other "functional" libraries; fusion seems
>>> not to be the right place for it.
>> Fusion is the right place to get rid of manual type deduction. I strongly
>> believe this.
> We're talking about functional objects here, right? Like a plus() object
> that uses Boost.Typeof to deduce its result type. Then I agree with Joel
> that Fusion is the wrong place for that. I have a start on such a
> collection of numeric functional objects here:
> I decided for my work that the right place was to make it a sub-library
> of boost/numeric and put it in boost/numeric/functional.hpp. I am hoping
> to one day have the time to flesh this out and submit it to Boost.

A + B isnt a numeric...

Andy Little

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