Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.Local] Review
From: Daniel James (dnljms_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-24 06:46:00
On 24 November 2011 10:47, Joel de Guzman <joel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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:
>>> Then, th etool for fixing them are there, static-assert and concept check
>>> are working rather nicely once you actually use them.
Do that then. Fix these problems and you'll prove me wrong. Wouldn't
that be nice?
>> Although I've always thought that bad error messages were because
>> current compilers suck at making intelligible error messages.
Not an easy problem to fix. Most people are more concerned with
getting shiny new features than usability.
> It saddens me to see TMP-phobia creeping into Boost, of all places! :(
To use something effectively requires understanding the disadvantages.
You can't wish them away with a silly label. If people find something
difficult to use, then it is difficult to use.