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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-06 19:13:56

Dennis D Bingaman wrote:
> I have been using the STL for some time now and have been investigating
> possible use of the boost libraries in future projects. The most useful
> library I have found so far was the boost::lamda library. I was reading
> the documentation and experimenting around with the boost::tuples library.
> The documentation is excellent and very complete and now I understand how
> to create tuples and maybe use them is some limited way. Thing is, I
> can't seem to grasp what advantages there are of tuples over structures
> and classes? Can someone tell me; what are the benefits of tuples over
> structures or classes?

In a word, "genericity". Tuples will let you do things like, ehm Fusion ;-)


Joel de Guzman

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