Subject: Re: [boost] Is there any interest in a library which solves C++ class reflection feature just like Java does?
From: Larry Evans (cppljevans_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-07 08:13:10
On 12/07/11 06:51, Roman Perepelitsa wrote:
> 2011/12/7 Vicente J. Botet Escriba <vicente.botet_at_[hidden]>
>> So please, don't start a discussion stating that we need a
>> compile-time/run-time or c++11/c++98 library. All the combinations have its
>> usage, each one with its advantages and liabilities.
> Point is that it's possible to build runtime reflection on top of
> compile-time reflection, but the opposite isn't true. One can even claim
> that runtime reflection *must* be implemented on top of compile-time
> reflection, so proposing *just* runtime reflection is pointless.
Could you please show an example run-time reflection being build on top
of compile-time reflection or explain more on why this is true?
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