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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for endorsements for mp11
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-05-22 15:19:35

On 5/22/17 7:56 AM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> Robert Ramey wrote:
>> And then there is Hana.
> There'll always be Hana, I suppose.
> mp11 is not quite a competitor to Hana. True, they both do
> metaprogramming. But mp11 is rather a replacement for the myriads of
> hand-rolled type-based metaprogramming primitives scattered all over
> people's code; it's like a collection of these same primitives, but done
> coherently and with an unified naming convention. (And with, I suppose,
> proper-ish documentation and a test suite.)
> It pains me each time I see the same mp_wheel being reinvented, and each
> time the standard library acquires an ad-hoc, arbitrarily named,
> metaprogramming primitive. This has to end.

Right - I mean to suggest a strategy to achieve that.

Robert Ramey.

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