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Subject: Re: [boost] The status of Proto
From: Eric Niebler (eric_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-10-21 12:56:25

Peng Yu wrote:
> It is exciting to know Proto helps the development of expression
> template based library. Since learning it and use it efficiently could
> take quite a lot of time, I want to know whether it is almost stable
> right now. Or it will subject to some further changes in the future.

It's stable.

> Does it have any limit on what kinds of expression template based
> designs it can be used? If Proto is good enough, can it be used to
> reimplement many expression template based pacakges, boost.ublas,
> blitz++, etc.?

I believe so, yes. It is already the basis for xpressive, Spirit.Qi and
Spirit.Karma and the currently-in-development Phoenix3 (a.k.a Lambda2).

Eric Niebler
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