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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] Dataflow Library
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-04 15:09:21

on Thu Sep 04 2008, "Stjepan Rajko" <> wrote:

> Indeed - thanks for mentioning these. Some more examples are when you
> would like to load the components dynamically (e.g., using
> Boost.Extension) so that new components could be added without
> touching the main application. In combination with the GUI system, it
> can also be used for rapid prototyping (in a future far far away,
> when/if the Dataflow library starts supporting compile-time
> specification of dataflow networks, I could see a cycle involving
> rapid prototyping using the GUI, and then exporting the final solution
> to a source file which can be used to produce an optimized version of
> the run-time network).

Maybe I am misremembering, but IIRC we did the same thing for the
accumulators library by adding Python wrappers. Naturally that would
mean there needed to be *some* kind of dynamic layer.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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