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Subject: Re: [boost] Flow-based programming library for Boost?
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-05 16:34:51

Le 05/12/12 18:26, Marcus Tomlinson a écrit :
> Hmm, well SystemC is clearly very powerful and can easily achieve the same results, but my particular domain is more the higher-level, cross platform, easy-to-use, PC applications.
How is your context different? Could you describe the kind of
applications using your library?
> OMNet++ is closer to what I have, but my aim is total abstraction from the particular application.
What do you mean?
> DSPatch allows you to build flow-based programs for any application you can think of.
Could you elaborate on this?
> I looked at many implantations of this nature while developing DSPatch and found that there was almost always a steep learning curve to using them.
This is the case for any complete framework.
> Not only do I want to make dataflow / flow-based programming easier for developers, I want to make it more accessable.
How do you think do you achieve that compared to them?

> Hopefully if I can get the support I need to get this project on Boost, it'll be widely accessible and helpful to people like me who are/were looking for something like this. This kind of programming paradigm is so useful in so many applications, it really shouldn't be as niche a topic as it is. Perhaps it's always been portrayed as too complex?
Note that SystemC and OMNet++ have a quite different engine. To which
you library is closer and how it is different?


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