Subject: Re: [boost] Formal Review Request: TypeErasure
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-05-30 18:56:26
On 05/30/2012 03:21 PM, Simonson, Lucanus J wrote:
> Daniel James wrote:
>> Luanus Simonson wrote:
>>> Dave Abrahams wrote:
>>>> IMO DuckTyping is an ill-defined term that is sometimes used to hide a multitude of sins.
>>> Yes, after making that post I thought about it a little more and decided I don't know how to define duck typing, but I know it when I see it.
>> How about structural typing?
> I just had an evil thought for a name: MetaTyping
> Evil because meta is overused, but perhaps apt in this case.
> Types of types. It has similar meaning to concepts, but wouldn't be confused with concepts.
> However, given Steven's lack of interest in the topic of a new name I'm guessing he wants to stick with TypeErasure and that's fine with me.
The name I have is acceptable, and I haven't seen
anything that really grabs me.