Subject: Re: [boost] [GSoC] coerce (previously construe_cast)
From: Jeroen Habraken (vexocide_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-04 14:25:24
On 4 April 2011 19:05, Hartmut Kaiser <hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> > Due to an internship I haven't been able to get much done on this
>> > project lately. I would still very much like to see this through and
>> > because of this I would like to propose this as a GSoC project. There
>> > is quite a bit to be done to get this to the level expected from a
>> > potential boost library, however I believe I can get it in a state
>> > where it can be reviewed within the timespan set for the GSoC.
>> > The request for feedback stands, and please be expecting my proposal!
>> This seems like a very reasonable GSOC project assuming that somebody is
>> willing to act as a mentor.
> I'd be willing to mentor this one (and frankly, I'd prefer to mentor this
> over the other project I said I would).
>> Out of curiosity, have you thought about how the compile-time benefits of
>> this library will interact with user-defined literals (a C++0x feature).
>> I'm not saying that there is some kind of relationship. I just suspect
>> that there might be some overlapping use cases. If you're going to submit
>> a proposal, I think it would be worthwhile to add some discussion to this
> Regards Hartmut
Apparently some people misinterpreted my initial email and thought I
would like someone else to finish this. That's absolutely not the
case, this is something I would like to take on myself (which is
possible since I'm a student).