Subject: Re: [boost] Interest check: constant input matching manipulator
From: Scott McMurray (me22.ca+boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-08 18:18:42
On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 16:24, Stewart, Robert <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> That's a lot of noise and the syntax is non-obvious for the purpose at hand. Â I suspect unwarranted compilation overhead, too. Â Something simpler seems in order:
> Â #include <boost/something/literal.hpp>
> Â ...
> Â using boost::something::literal;
> Â int a;
> Â std::cin >> literal("a=") >> a;
Do we need any (new) syntax at all? What if we just make RValues
always do that where reasonable? Then we can spell it add_const if
In fact, can someone come up with a good use case for needing more
than just character and string literals? I feel like anything more
than that might be better left to spirit/regex/whatever.