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Subject: Re: [boost] C++11 Metaprogramming
From: Sebastian Redl (sebastian.redl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-04-01 15:30:49

On 01.04.2012, at 21:01, Mathias Gaunard wrote:

> On 04/01/2012 06:36 PM, Eric Niebler wrote:
>> On 3/31/2012 7:12 PM, Dave Abrahams wrote:
>>> Hi All,
>>> I am on the C++Now 2012 schedule giving a talk on metaprogramming in
>>> C++11, which is really just supposed to be an overview of the state of
>>> the art. I am just at the beginnings of my research for this
>>> presentation, having learned a few things and done a few experiments,
>>> and it seemed to me foolish not to ask the Boost community for its
>>> insights. I'm sure y'all have come up with many neat tricks and
>>> techniques. If you'd care to share them here, that would be much
>>> appreciated.
>> I recall a discussion about processing string literals at compile time
>> using user-defined literals. Surely that counts.
> Not sure if they didn't remove that feature in the end.

They did. The template <char... Chars> operator "" syntax is only valid for integer (and I think floating point) literals according to the FDIS.


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