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Subject: Re: [boost] [result_of] now uses decltype on release branch
From: Joel de Guzman (djowel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-06 20:39:09

On 9/7/2012 3:37 AM, Eric Niebler wrote:
> On 9/4/2012 8:01 PM, Joel de Guzman wrote:
>> The question is: should we allow SFINAE for result_of. I think now
>> that we should.
> I made a case for this on the committee reflectors. They generally
> seem to like the idea. In short: you were right, Joel. I'm now
> generally in favor of changing result_of. Boost result_of can be
> existing practice for (hopefully) a future change in the standard.
> Daniel, is this something you're also interested in? I can see about a
> patch.
> Joel, since this is essentially your idea, would you be interested in
> co-authoring a paper for the committee? I don't anticipate it would
> have to be very long or elaborate.

It'll be an honor to co-author a paper with you.

> Also, apologies for my defensiveness earlier.

No need for apologies. I just wanted to say that we need to keep
a jovial spirit here in boost. We are all volunteers. We all
make mistakes. Apologies for the xkcd-ish comment.


Joel de Guzman

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