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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.Local] Review
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-24 05:47:36

On 11/24/2011 6:37 PM, Dean Michael Berris wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 24, 2011 at 9:30 PM, Joel Falcou <joel.falcou_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 24/11/2011 10:40, Daniel James wrote:
> [snip]
>>> We can only use the things we have, not what we could potentially
>>> have. And what we have is horrendous error messages. And it takes more
>>> than filing bugs to fix that.
>> I am just asking users to actually be vocal about such error walls so the
>> situation comes up to our level of consciousness. These are bugs like other,
>> except it is diffcult to preemptively find them due to the fact some slight
>> details of suer defined types may induce such phenomena.
>> Then, th etool for fixing them are there, static-assert and concept check
>> are working rather nicely once you actually use them.
> +1
> Although I've always thought that bad error messages were because
> current compilers suck at making intelligible error messages.


It saddens me to see TMP-phobia creeping into Boost, of all places! :(


Joel de Guzman

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