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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc-2013] Boost.Expected
From: Gottlob Frege (gottlobfrege_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-05-02 14:40:35

>> I suspect both optional<bool> and expected<bool> will be somewhat common
>> uses (considering the number of tri-bool classes in existence), so I think
>> this is a real problem that we need to resolve. (And I expect to write up
>> something after BoostCon/C++Now)
>> Agreed. I could try the std-proposal forum or c++std-lib-ext_at_accu.orgif you don't mind.
> You of course could, but I think std-proposal and the committee has
> probably had enough of optional for a while. I think the next best step is
> a paper clearly showing all the issues and offering clear
> recommendations/options.

So I advised against bringing it up... and then I brought it up on
std-proposal myself. (Well, the existing conversation just went in that
Oh well. Some day I'll learn to listen to my own advice.

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