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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.Function] How about parallel functions?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-08 08:43:26

[Please don't overquote:]

Kasra wrote:
> I have taken a partial look at Boost.task, however, what I
> don't like about the syntax is the following:
> > int r0=f0.get();
> > int r1=f1.get();
> Current implementation (hack) would make 'f0' and 'f1' the
> same type 'int' (in this example). So the .get() part could
> be omitted altogether; which seems a lot like thread.join()
> call! Which is accomplished by a simple implicit conversion
> operator to the reference of the type.

Implicit conversion operators are considered problematic in most cases as they can lead to ambiguities.

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

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