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Subject: Re: [boost] "Simple C++11 metaprogramming"
From: Zach Laine (whatwasthataddress_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-06-02 11:38:38

On Tue, Jun 2, 2015 at 10:16 AM, Louis Dionne <ldionne.2_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Zach Laine <whatwasthataddress <at>> writes:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > TMP gets even easier with some of the C++14 features, so much so that I
> > keep wondering if I'll ever use MPL (or the type-computation-only portion
> > of Hana) again.
> I agree that pure-type computations are much less useful than they used to
> be.
> In fact, I don't think I've used the type-level part of Hana for a lot more
> than proving that it really works to skeptics. For actual work, it turns
> out
> that auto-deduced return type and algorithms on tuples can get you a long
> way
> before you actually need to mess with the type-level. Also, for really
> really
> small type-level computations, <type_traits> are usually all that's needed,
> and _any_ metaprogramming library would just get in the way.
> Just my .2

This is my experience exactly. Except that I usually just give 0.02, but
maybe I'm just cheap. ;)


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