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Subject: Re: [boost] [preprocessor] Warning: Incoming
From: Nathan Ridge (zeratul976_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-01 21:39:38

> And my response is the same as always: the ease-of-use argument is a red
> herring. End user expectations are often misguided, and doing something
> wrong, on purpose, to fulfill those expectations is bad design and simply
> perpetuates misguided expectations. Input via pp-lib sequence is
> insignificantly different in terms of number of typed characters. The
> difference is typically two parentheses--one at the beginning and one at
> the end (", " is the same number of characters as ")(").

As a pp-lib user, I find it much more cumbersome to write "MY_MACRO((a)(b)(c))"
than "MY_MACRO(a, b, c)" - primarily because the latter requires a lot less
keyboard acrobatics - and I have written my own equivalent of VARIADIC_TO_SEQ
to allow me to write the latter.


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