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Subject: Re: [boost] [GSoC] Helping out Phoenix v3
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-04 14:25:30

> On 5/4/2010 4:37 AM, Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
> >> Eric Niebler wrote:
> >>> It's an open question whether
> >>> it's desirable to hide the proto bits when exposing these
> >>> customization points, and if so, what that would look like.
> >
> > Even if I'm only remotely connected to this I would like to emphasize
> > the importance of a simple extension interface. By 'simple' I mean: hide
> Proto!
> > We do not need the full power of Proto here and forcing every user to
> > understand Proto's fine details before he is able to write his own
> > actor is not good. Yes, it is possible to hide Proto completely behind
> > a set of well-crafted domain specific (i.e. Phoenix) interfaces. This
> > has been done already in Spirit (V2) and has proven to work well.
> Hartmut, where can I find the documentation for Spirit's extensibility
> mechanism?

Ahem... There isn't any :-P At least nothing complete. There are bits and
pieces described in several places (like here:

and here:
mponent-for-spirit-qi/), but nothing coherent yet.

You'll have to resolve to the source code for now, sorry.

Regards Hartmut

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