Subject: Re: [boost] Metaprogrammers, all of you!
From: Simonson, Lucanus J (lucanus.j.simonson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-13 21:26:57
Joel de Guzman wrote:
> 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.
>>> 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
>> 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.
I really feel the same way. I want simple things to be simple.