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Subject: Re: [boost] Peer Review Report for proposed Boost.TypeIndex v2.1 Nov 12th – 21st 2013
From: Niall Douglas (s_sourceforge_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-25 13:46:21

On 25 Nov 2013 at 11:59, Andrey Semashev wrote:

> mangled_name() is a double
> evil in my view, because in addition to the problems it causes it also
> requires us to implement mangling schemes (I see no point in this function if
> it simply throws on some platforms).

No one is suggesting one would use mangled_name() for anything except
where you need to compare a boost::type_index<T> with a
std::type_info for equality. There you can compare the strings
returned by each for equality - if they are equal, they refer to the
same type.


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