From: Braddock Gaskill (braddock_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-16 06:03:14
On Wed, 14 Mar 2007 22:48:31 +0200, Peter Dimov wrote:
> As for operator&&, it doesn't deliver any extra functionality. Instead of
> wating for f1 && f2, you just wait for f1, then f2:
> future<int> f1 = fork( f, x );
> future<int> f2 = fork( f, y );
> std::cout << f1 + f2 << std::endl;
I gotta say I'm hard-pressed to think of a real-life situation where this is
not a sufficient replacement for operator&&.
operator|| still has merit though - how would you see that working with
implicitly convertible/blocking futures as proposed? Or would it just
have to be dropped?
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