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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-docs] Maintaining
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-02 17:47:03

At Wed, 2 Jun 2010 13:00:21 -0600,
OvermindDL1 wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 1:10 AM, Artyom <artyomtnk_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > - Signals/Slots mode has big overhead and hides too much from developer.
> I do not see how it hides anything, it seems to make connections
> between things very explicit and clear, while being executing quite
> fast and being very simple to use.

Sean Parent has made the argument that the rampant use of signals and
slots creates an ad-hoc graph algorithm that's nearly impossible to
reason about (e.g. big-O performance, termination). That's why he
came up with Adam
( It would be
really cool to see if Adam (and Eve: could be used
as a programming interface atop Wt.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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