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Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Fourth release, requesting preliminary review again
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-02 18:09:38

At Thu, 3 Jun 2010 00:53:23 +0300,
Marius Stoica wrote:
> > Would that make the documentation easier to read? I don't see any other
> > benefit to using it here; there are only three optional parameters, and
> > two of them have the same type (bool) so they couldn't benefit from
> > Boost.Parameter's automatic deduction.
> >
> Why not ? As the parameter docs points out having two bool parameters can get
> confusing. And i don't like having to specify the allocator every time .
> Of course is't just some syntactic sugar.

bools are the easiest type in the world to eliminate the “same type”
problem with. Just use enums. Then deduced template arguments become

Dave Abrahams
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