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Subject: Re: [boost] [local] Review
From: Gregory Crosswhite (gcrosswhite_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-18 23:54:47

On Nov 19, 2011, at 2:23 PM, Joel de Guzman wrote:

> Why can't we C++ programmers just accept the fact that we don't
> have *true* local functions like those in Pascal and Modula? [...]
> Again, I share Thomas' sentiment. It's not worth the additional
> complexity and arcane syntax.

Please forgive me, but it is very difficult to believe that you are seriously making these kinds of criticisms given that you are one of the authors of Boost.Phoenix which itself uses an incredibly complex and arcane syntax to attempt to give C++ features that it doesn't "truly" have.


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