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Subject: Re: [boost] [TTI] Review
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-17 18:22:56

On 7/17/2011 5:06 PM, Gordon Woodhull wrote:
> On Jul 17, 2011, at 4:56 PM, Edward Diener wrote:
>> I still am a bit intrigued that so many users of a library feel that added macro sets ( like the MTFC macros and the GEN macros) or alternative functionality ( like the nullary metafunctions ), which could be ignored by anybody who wishes without losing any of the basic functionality of the macro metafunctions, somehow detract from the ability to use or understand the library.
> I just found that it made reading the documentation rather daunting for what should be a pretty easy-to-understand library. Probably as people start using the library you'll see that most people use one set or another and you'll be able to adjust the docs to say "you'll probably want to do this, but there are a couple other ways to do it."
> Maybe it's just a case for a quick-start tutorial. (It surprises me to hear myself saying that.)

I am intent on reworking the documentation to make it easier to
understand and more gradual from simple to difficult. Hopefully that
will put off less people who can ignore what they view as nut usable for


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