Subject: Re: [boost] [MPL] Reason for mpl::quote's name
From: Joel Falcou (joel.falcou_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-22 07:57:18
On 22/11/2013 13:03, Larry Evans wrote:
> On 11/21/13 19:01, Eric Niebler wrote:
>> On 11/21/2013 11:37 AM, Louis Dionne wrote:
>>> I was just wondering about the origin of the `mpl::quote`
>>> metafunction class.
>>> Why was this name chosen?
>> I don't know for certain, but I always assumed it was a nod in the
>> direction of the list quote operator, which leaves its argument
> Did you mean "lisp" quote operator?
MPL quote is indeed reminiscent of LISP quote
As much as it goes, MPL is basically a TMP LISP with an ugly dress.
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