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Subject: Re: [boost] Library for configuration file parsing
From: Dean Michael Berris (mikhailberis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-02 10:23:38

On Thu, Dec 2, 2010 at 8:53 PM, Stewart, Robert <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Joel de Guzman wrote:
>> Spirit2 has unicode support. I'll most probably write a robust
>> JSON parser very soon. It will play along perfectly with the
>> S-expression example and the universal-tree AST (utree) Hartmut
>> and I have been tinkering with for the past BoostCon.
> Such non-trivial examples, developed as tutorials, would be tremendously useful to improve the experience of those trying to use Spirit for non-trivial problems.


Actually I can't wait to get my hands on a book dedicated to Boost.Spirit. :D

>> Our current goal is to 1) ease the learning curve 2) provide
>> a clear and easy development cycle for incremental development.
> These are excellent goals and will go a very long way to increasing the use of Spirit if met.

Actually I have higher hopes for this. Really, a REPL for C++ template
metaprogramming is badly needed IMO -- this necessitates an isolation
of the template system in C++ into its own programming language which
would really benefit from a dedicated compiler/interpreter.

Dean Michael Berris

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