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Subject: Re: [boost] [static_if] Is there interest in a `static if` emulation library?
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-09-08 06:06:24

On 01/09/2014 17:00, Robert Ramey wrote:

> It does raise an interesting question though. Wouldn't it be a good thing
> for the compiler to totally skip syntax checking for branches known to
> be false at compile time - perhaps as a release mode option?

There are rules as to how parsing, name lookup, instantiation contexts
and template parameter substitution work.
Your "good thing" would not be compatible with any of them.

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