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Subject: Re: [boost] [TTI] Why add to boost namespace?
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-22 22:30:53

On 7/22/2011 7:46 PM, Noah Roberts wrote:
> Why do the macros add templates to the boost::tti namespace rather than
> the current one?
> One thing I get from the way MPL create the has_xxx metafunctions is
> that I can do this:
> template < typename T >
> struct obeys_xxx_concept
> {
> ... etc...
> enum { value = etc_checks<T>(0).... && has_some_trait<T>::value };
> typedef boost::mpl::bool_<value> type;
> };
> That wouldn't work with the TTI library it appears.
> What does putting the templates in the boost::tti namespace do for me to
> make up for this loss?

I have already agreed that this is the wrong thing to do and I will not
be putting the metafunctions created by the macros into any namespace. I
am waiting until after the review results have been announced before I
work on updating my library. Removing the metafunctions from the
boost::tti namespace will be the first thing I do.

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