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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-01-12 21:20:34

Joel de Guzman wrote:
> Joel de Guzman wrote:
>> Joel de Guzman wrote:
>> Oh, perhaps I'd like to ask a review extension. If Steven can
>> reply to my concerns and is willing to address them, I might
>> still change my vote to a yes. I really need this facility now!
>> Bottom line: more discussion please! This is a small library,
>> yet it is (to me) very important. Let's get the design correct.
> For the record, I am changing my vote to "yes". I'm quite happy
> with the response to my concerns. I am very confident Steven
> will produce an amazing library from the very constructive
> discussions so far. I'm obviously very adamant in my posts,
> the reason being that I really need such a library now but I
> have certain use-cases that I need to be handled by the library,
> *now*, and not later in another lifetime. I can't wait for
> another review or another library to come along that's closer
> to my needs. I believe the switch_ library can, with additional
> thought and design, handle my needs.
> I also urge Steven to pursue the dynamic_switch idea I posted
> which employs perfect hashing at compile time whereby allowing

Oops, sorry. I meant: perfect hashing at runtime (where the
cases are known beforehand at initialization time).

> equivalent or faster than a switch dispatch at runtime where
> the cases are dynamic (instead of compile time constants).


Joel de Guzman

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