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Subject: Re: [boost] Case study: Boost.Local versus Boost.Phoenix
From: Alexander Nasonov (alnsn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-06 07:20:45

Lorenzo Caminiti wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 3:43 PM, Kenny Riddile <kfriddile_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On 2/4/2011 3:39 PM, Phil Endecott wrote:
> >> Anyway, I'm just going to wait for C++0x lambdas.
> >
> > +10000

I came to the same conclusion 3 years ago and stopped working on
BOOST_LOCAL_FUNCTION. This was a wrong decision. I'm glad that
Lorenzo is working on the library.

> Sorry, there is not point in me waiting for C++0x because I can only
> use standard C++ in my application domain :((
> ...
> I am sure in 10+ years a new embedded platform will come along with
> C++0x... well, I am not sure but I hope so. However, for now, I am
> "stock" with C++ (even pure C++ compliant preprocessor and template
> metaprogramming tricks are seen suspiciously in this domain because it
> is not clear if suppliers really test for them even if they are part
> of the C++ standard...).

Lorenzo, can you use typeof (sorry, if you already use it in the
implementation, I've not looked at it yet) and variadic macros?

BTW, how widely variadic macros are supported nowadays?


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