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Subject: Re: [boost] Metaprogrammers, all of you!
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-13 21:08:39

On 10/14/2010 8:37 AM, Eric Niebler wrote:
> On 10/13/2010 4:53 PM, Joel de Guzman wrote:
>> On 10/13/2010 11:24 PM, David Abrahams wrote:
>>> I just worry that the focus on TMP is so intense that, potentially,
>>> design choices in the GP space that could vastly reduce the amount of
>>> TMP needed are missed.
>> +1
>> I share this sentiment. My focus on TMP has been so intense too that
>> I am stepping back and reflecting on what I(/we) have done with Spirit,
>> Fusion and Phoenix hoping to find an alternate path. My feeling is that
>> I want to ease out a bit on TMP and focus more on GP.
> All libraries that, IMO, have well-defined and easy-to-grasp concepts
> (in the GP sense). I wonder why you feel this way.

I'm not sure, Eric. It's just a gut feeling at this point. The overall
complexity makes me feel lost in a TMP forest that I want to step
out a bit to see the bigger picture.


Joel de Guzman

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