From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-14 18:29:27
Weapon Liu wrote:
> I think this is the right place to ask this question.
> As cool as boost::fusion is, there's still one question that bothers me,
> that is, if boost::fusion is the hammer, then what's the nail?
> I sure know that it's generic( more so than boost::tuple) and it's
> complete( with a bundle of algorithms and cool utilities), and it seems
> that it "solves" some problem quite well( when I read the documents).
> However, I found it bothering that the documents didn't even mention one
> real-world application( boost libs aside).
Yep. It's a work in progress. Lots of developments happened
since then and we have more examples now than ever before. We
intend to have more examples available in the docs. Yet, as
many folks have mentioned, fusion, like MPL, is typically a
tool to make tools.
-- Joel de Guzman http://www.boost-consulting.com http://spirit.sf.net
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