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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for Interest in eval
From: Barco You (barcojie_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-21 01:24:53


I can't see the benefits or advantage of it, what calling c++ functions in
this way?

On Sun, Sep 21, 2008 at 12:55 AM, Christian Hoermann <0oo0oo0.c_at_[hidden]>wrote:

> This is a request for interest in a C++ header-only eval library.
> The main aim of the library is to provide means for calling compiled
> C++ functions/methods/constructors from within a script (which does
> not have to be compiled). An eval script can take arguments from the
> compiled code, as well as return arbitrary values. In order to make
> a function/method/constructor work with the library, the user only
> has to mention it in an eval header file, which is not unlike a
> normal C++ header file. (Although, in an eval header, oftentimes
> just the name of the function/method is necessary, rather than the
> full prototype.)
> For example syntax, documentation and a proof of concept release, see
> . Note that the release is still very
> limited in functionality; conditionals, loops and most operators
> are not yet supported.
> So, would there be any interest in such a library?
> Christian
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Barco You

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