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Subject: Re: [boost] MPL and MPL core
From: Eric Niebler (eniebler_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-31 23:00:50

On 3/31/2015 7:43 PM, Peter Dimov wrote:
> Eric Niebler wrote:
>> On 3/31/2015 4:26 PM, Robert Ramey wrote:
>> ...
>>> But don't we already have MPL1 for that? If one has to make MPL2
>>> more complex to support MPL1 - wouldn't that defeat the whole
>>> point of the project?
>> Which is exactly why I don't see the point in writing an MPL clone.
> There isn't much point in writing a C++11 MPL clone, because the
> idiomatic way to do metaprogramming in C++11 is different.

If there is an idiomatic way to do metaprogramming in C++11, I'm sure I
don't know what it is. But yeah, it's probably not the MPL.

> This is why I'm saying that C++03 support is significant for MPL2.

Robert's question stands though. What is the point of a drop-in MPL
replacement implemented for C++03 compilers? We already have that.

Eric Niebler

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