From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-29 15:41:50
> Peter Dimov wrote:
>> Eric Niebler:
>>> I think the better solution is the one Arkadiy suggested ... that there
>>> is a dedicated place for such registrations so interested parties can
>>> add them if they need them.
>> The various registrations are indeed the responsibility of the library
>> authors but they will probably not happen unless it is possible to make
>> registrations without including a foreign header and in a risk-free
> Peter, I'm not exactly sure what you're arguing for here. Can you be
> more specific?
I think I'm arguing for a documented registration interface that looks like
template< class V, class T > struct encode_type;
template<> struct encode_type< whatever-is-required >
} // namespace type_of
} // namespace boost
I've no idea how practical is that.
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