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Subject: Re: [boost] Type traits extension & Bitfield reviews
From: joel falcou (joel.falcou_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-12 10:17:12

On 12/11/10 16:09, Edward Diener wrote:
> I have also been working on a type traits introspection library but it
> is not documented yet. I did get your files from you that are the
> "" in the Boost vault, which I have studied but I
> prefer the technique in the CTL which is a bit more flexible barring a
> VC++ ( and gcc prior to 4.0 ) bug on which I am working on a workaround.
Yup, introspecton was a ad hoc fit for a need I found out so it's
clearly not the proper way to do that.

> I also have looked at Frederick Bron's code in 'is_comparable.hpp'. It
> seems that should be fairly easily extended to other operators,
> although I may not understand all the issues involved.
Well,t hat was what mly macro set was trying to do

> My type traits introspection library is only interested in
> introspecting a type at compile time and is not interested in free
> functions. Nor does it touch on the operators work done by Frederick
> Bron, so I feel that should go forward on its own. Nonetheless I want
> to synchronize my efforts with others who are working in this area,
> probably offline.
As you wish, the free function detection is a compelte different matter
(as for the namespace inclusion check that I had at some point) but it
could be glad indeed to synchronize and try to gather up related
techniques like these.

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