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Subject: Re: [boost] Formal Review Request: TypeErasure
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-29 05:51:21

on Thu May 24 2012, "Simonson, Lucanus J" <> wrote:

> Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> I'd like to request a formal review of the TypeErasure library that I've posted about several times before here.
>>The TypeErasure library is a generalization of boost::any and
>> boost::function. It allows easy composition of arbitrary type
>> erased operators.
> It seems the library is a little more than that. Have you considered
> naming it Boost.DuckTyping? I think TypeErasure doesn't really
> capture the full scope of what you've done.


IMO DuckTyping is an ill-defined term that is sometimes used to hide a
multitude of sins.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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