Subject: Re: [boost] [C++0x] Emulation of scoped enums
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-06 13:08:47
Beman Dawes wrote:
> The improved type safety of the C++0x scoped enum feature is attractive,
> so I'd like to start using it as it becomes available in compilers.
> See http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/papers/2007/n2347.pdf
> for a description. Note that the committee changed the name from
> strongly typed enums to scoped enums.
> See the attached for a boost/detail header that provides macro wrappers
> that use scoped enums if available, otherwise fall back on C++03
> namespaces and unscoped enums. It lets a library write:
Could this be rewritten to use structs instead of namespaces? This would
allow to declare enums nested in classes.
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