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Subject: Re: [boost] Flow-based programming library for Boost?
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-06 00:14:53

Dave Abrahams wrote:
> on Wed Dec 05 2012, Marcus Tomlinson
> <> wrote:
>> Is there any interest out there for a library that allows you to
>> create fast, efficient flow-based programs with an easy-to-use
>> object-oriented interface?
>> (
>> I've created an open-source library that does this, called "DSPatch"
>> ( and would like to
>> contribute it to the Boost Libraries.
>> Please let me know if this sounds like something you'd like to see
>> in Boost.
> If you want such a library to be truly efficient, you should be able
> to
> wire together the dataflows at compile-time and not pay any overhead
> for composing large computations out of smaller ones. The
> accumulators
> library uses something like a dataflow model, with the "wiring" done
> completely at compile-time.

Note this is embodied in the boost.range library.

Robert Ramey

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