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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-13 20:55:08

Andy Little wrote:
> "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...

How about boost/functional ?


Joel de Guzman

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