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Subject: Re: [boost] [bind][phoenix] unified placeholders, yea or nay?
From: lcaminiti (lorcaminiti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-28 02:48:18

Eric Niebler-3 wrote
> On 5/27/2012 8:26 PM, lcaminiti wrote:
>> Eric Niebler-3 wrote
>>> On 5/27/2012 4:35 PM, lcaminiti wrote:
>>>> What are the benefits of the unification?
>>> No more ambiguity errors. Phoenix and bind would share placeholders.
>> This seems useful to me (especially if it does not come to the price of
>> more
>> complex Bind compiler errors).
>> However, would the ambiguity also be resolved by moving Bind's
>> placeholders
>> out of the global namespace and have users do using namespace
>> boost::bind...
>> or using namespace boost::phoenix... explicitly? If so, which fix is
>> better?
> I am not proposing making any change that would break end-user code. I'm
> not necessarily opposed to that change, it's merely a separate
> discussion. If that's an issue that is important to you, please start a
> separate thread.

OK, I understand. On the unification work you are proposing, as I said, I'd
find it useful.


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