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Subject: Re: [boost] traits classes vs. metafunctions
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-03-31 10:36:49

on Sat Mar 30 2013, Nathan Ridge <> wrote:

>> > why did c++11 choose traits classes over metafunctions, even though
>> > the concept of a metafunction was introduced in c++11 (<type_traits>).
>> ...
>> P.S. Have you seen what they did with enable_if?
> Do you mean that the standard version takes the condition as a boolean
> parameter rather than a type parameter? If so, that actually seems
> more natural to me.

More natural in some subjective sense but but less interoperable. Oh well.

Dave Abrahams

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