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Subject: Re: [boost] [result_of] Make `cpp0x_result_of_impl` public
From: Daniel Walker (daniel.j.walker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-28 18:54:59

On Mar 27, 2012, at 11:45 PM, Eric Niebler wrote:

> On 3/27/2012 6:38 PM, Stephan T. Lavavej wrote:
>> [Michel Morin]
>>>> Boost's users who (b) have compilers that support decltype and (c) don't
>>>> support N3256 and (d) don't have a std::result_of that uses decltype.
>>>> I'm pretty sure that's exactly zero people.
>>> Right! Forgot about std::result_of.
>>> (Though gcc-4.4 supports decltype and does not provide decltype-based
>>> std::result_of, gcc-4.4 is old and no longer maintained release series.)
>> Sorry, I haven't been following this thread, but VC10 has decltype v1.0 (not v1.1) and its std::result_of follows the TR1 protocol (not decltype-powered). Is that of interest?
>> (VC11 has decltype v1.1 and its std::result_of is decltype-powered.)
> Thanks, Stephan. That makes the picture murkier. So do we add
> cxx11_result_of, support it, doc it and test it indefinitely, for the
> sake of the users of one version of one compiler? <sigh!>
> I, for one, would rather spend my energy elsewhere. Like making
> boost::result_of use decltype by default on compliant compilers. Which I
> hope to do on trunk in the very near future.
> Any objections to this plan?

Nope. Sounds good to me! Let me know if you want any help.

- Daniel

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