Subject: Re: [boost] Formal Review Request: TypeErasure
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-07 16:27:56
on Thu Jun 07 2012, Nevin Liber <nevin-AT-eviloverlord.com> wrote:
> On 7 June 2012 13:41, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> In a nutshell, concept-based-runtime-polymorphism/type-erasure allows
>> you to have runtime polymorphism while preserving value semantics. The
>> value of that win is very commonly underestimated.
> So, is there a language feature that could be added to C++17 that would
> make implementing type erasure easier?
Yes; concepts :-)
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