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Subject: Re: [boost] [qvm] deduce_xx traits wouldn't introduce ODR issues.
From: Adam Wulkiewicz (adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-12-25 01:38:36

2015-12-24 0:10 GMT+01:00 Emil Dotchevski <emildotchevski_at_[hidden]>:

> On Wed, Dec 23, 2015 at 2:44 PM, Adam Wulkiewicz <
> adam.wulkiewicz_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
> > Basically I think we should clarify this. AFAIU the problem might occur
> if
> > there were e.g. two libraries (abc and def) providing their own matrix
> > representations (e.g. abc::mat4x4 and def::mat4x4). Then we'd have two
> > other libraries (X and Y) both using those two matrix types together with
> > QVM. So both X and Y libraries would have to specialize QVM traits for
> > abc::mat4x4 and def::mat4x4.
> They don't *have* to, the deduce_m2 template does have a default
> definition.
> > Then, if both X and Y libraries were included in a program there would be
> > problems since the specializations of QVM traits would be duplicated.
> Yes, however that is true for any specialization of any template any
> library defines. It makes no sense to say that there is a problem with a
> library because the *user* might violate ODR.
Yes, this is my understanding. I'd simply like to hear from Vicente if this
is the case he had in mind or something else that I possibly cannot see.


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