Subject: Re: [boost] [optional] Safe optional
From: Nevin Liber (nevin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-11-18 15:35:21
On 18 November 2014 03:48, Andrzej Krzemienski <akrzemi1_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I sympathize with your opinion. Personally, I also prefer the current way
> of accessing the value. Yet, I see people complain that it is unsafe.
People *always* complain.
> It is
> my hypothesis that there exist a portion of users that just like the
> monadic interfaces along with the inconvenience that comes with it. This
> post is to confirm my hypothesis, and if it is the case, to satisfy the
It is your time to implement and maintain of course, but it doesn't seem
like "making everybody happy" is a tractable problem. Some interfaces just
aren't good and should not be encouraged, even if it satisfies a few.
-- Nevin ":-)" Liber <mailto:nevin_at_[hidden]> (847) 691-1404
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