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Subject: Re: [boost] Checking interest in std::get for PODs
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-06-04 08:41:19

Le 03/06/2016 à 22:38, Edward Diener a écrit :
> On 6/3/2016 4:01 PM, Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:
>> Le 03/06/2016 à 14:40, Oswin Krause a écrit :
>>> Hi,
>>>> What are the practical benefits of being able to access PODS by index
>>>> as opposed to using a tuple instead ?
>>> names with a proper semantic are a huge plus compared to tuples. Such
>>> a structure could be helpful in serializing simple data structures
>>> automatically.
>> I would add that threre are existing PODs types in any application. With
>> this library you can have comparison, streaming, hash and any function
>> working heterogeneous containers almost for free.
>> There is something that I would like the library make easier: opt-in for
>> a tuple-like access in addition to a flat_tuple-like access.
> Okay, I can understand that. For new libraries if I wanted what
> magic_get offered I would simply use tuples. But I do understand that
> there are many people still happily using PODs in their code that want
> what magic_get offers.
If you need to interact with C-libraries you can not choose :)


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