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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] Phoenix V3: Mini-review starts February 20th
From: Vicente Botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-02-26 08:36:02

Thomas Heller-7 wrote:
> On Saturday, February 26, 2011 08:59:06 AM Vicente Botet wrote:
>> Hartmut Kaiser wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > Thomas Heller worked hard to address the outstanding issues of the
>> > original
>> > Phoenix review. He ported Phoenix to Boost.Proto. As mandated by the
>> > original Boost review, we will conduct a mini-review of his Phoenix V3
>> > library.
>> Hello,
>> As the documentation don't states explicitly what has been changed, could
>> you give the links where we can find how the issues
>> - the breaking interface changes from v2
> The result_of protocol. Apart from phoenix::function, the frontend API
> didn't change, phoenix::function now only recognizes Function objects
> conforming to the result_of protocol.
>> - the migration path from boost::bind and lambda to Phoenix
>> - how the interoperability with std::bind is solved (result_of semantics)
> The interoperability is fully given, all tests from the bind testsuite
> pass.
>> - C++0x features such as rvalue references and variadic templates
> None of these techniques were implemented.
>> - the new extensibility mechanism
> This is documented.
>> - unified placeholders and interoperability issues with other Proto-based
>> DSELs (such as Spirit.Qi, Spirit.Karma, and Xpressive)
> Unified palceholders are documented. Interoperability with other
> Proto-based
> DSELs comes naturally with the use of proto.
>> - compile times
> This is probably the weakest part of Phoenix V3 at the moment. Compile
> times
> are slightly higher than with Phoenix V2. Keep in mind though, that
> Phoenix
> V3 is, due to proto, able to do more. More features come at a price.
>> have been addressed without taking too much time?
> Hope that helps!

Yes it helps, but what I was requesting for was if you could, please, give
the links to the documentation where all these points are documented, so
people will loss less time reviewing the documentation?


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