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Subject: Re: [boost] Formal Review Request: mp11
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-03-19 18:20:26

Vicente J. Botet Escriba wrote:

> Have you considered the possibility to provide algorithms taking HOF as
> well as template aliases?

In the middle of a discussion about whether we need four metaprogramming
libraries, you are asking me to provide a fifth. :-)

mp11 is fundamentally based on template aliases. Yes, this is constraining
for people who are accustomed to higher-order programming. The point is not
to be all things to all people; higher-order programming is well covered by
the other contenders in the field.

I realize that this way of thinking does not sit well with some that would
prefer we settle on a single library.

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