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Subject: Re: [boost] Type traits extension & Bitfield reviews
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-12 10:33:26

On 11/12/2010 10:17 AM, joel falcou wrote:
> 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.

I will try to get my tti library documented soon and the one remaining
bug workaround done. Then I will post a notice on this NG and you can
see what I have done.

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