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Subject: Re: [boost] [Christian S] Spirit and ANTLR - Request for example
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-09 11:19:01

Christian Schladetsch wrote:
On Tuesday, June 09, 2009 11:04 AM
> The reality for me and my workmates for years has been about
> boost::spirit:
> "boost is fun to look at" or "boost has useful things" or
> "boost::spirit is awesome, wait... what?"
> The reality is that Spirit tries to make C++ do something it
> shouldn't do.
> Joel and the others think otherwise. But yeah, the C++
> *compiler* is not a
> language tool.
> It's a clever thing, but hey, the rest of us just think they
> are silly.

Wow! You began by asking for Boost support of a DirectX support library. You stated that your library idea needed Boost's clout to gain widespread use. When told by numerous people that they perceived it to be outside Boost's scope, you pushed back -- hard. Now you suggest that two principal Boosters are silly and, together with them, imply those that like Spirit to be likewise silly.

I for one intend to read or respond to no more of your posts. Your words clearly indicate that don't want to be part of this community, so you are wasting my time.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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