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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.Poly] Runtime Concepts
From: Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. (jeffrey.hellrung_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-01-08 02:38:28

On Sat, Jan 7, 2012 at 1:54 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> on Sat Jan 07 2012, "Vicente J. Botet Escriba" <
>> wrote:
> > Le 07/01/12 12:30, Thomas Jordan a écrit :
> >> Hi,
> >> Forgive me if this post strays into territory beyond Boost, but I
> >> was looking at the Adobe library
> >> and some of the
> >> research papers by Sean Parent et al. describing it, which I guess
> >> many people on this list will be familiar with.
> >> Is there any reason why this library/something akin has not been put
> into Boost?
> >> I guess is because nobody has made a proposal.
> >> Is it simply that it will always live in Adobe Source Libraries and
> >> there is no point duplicating in Boost?
> >>
> > I don't know if the Adobe license (MIT) is compatible with Boost
> > license.
> That's not a problem. Sean has already stated many times his
> willingness to relicense anything in the ASL for inclusion into Boost.
> The only reason it hasn't been proposed here is that, well, nobody has
> made the proposal.

On a very cursory glance, this looks similar to something Steven Watanabe
is working on...called "type erasure", I think? Latest link *might* be from

but you may also want to ping Steven directly.

- Jeff

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