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Subject: Re: [boost] My Beast Review
From: Mike Gresens (mike.gresens_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-10 07:21:40

Am 10.07.2017 um 00:22 schrieb Seth via Boost:
> On 09-07-17 20:45, Phil Endecott via Boost wrote:
>> (I believe that some of the discussion has used this "optimised parser" as
>> a justification for not making the code more generic, i.e. to work with
>> any iterator pairs. I believe that to be flawed, since (a) I don't think
>> this optimisation is useful, and (b) even if it were, the code could
>> use it for any contiguous iterators, and fall back to "unoptimised" code
>> in other cases. I think that having the "unoptimised" code present would
>> be useful for documenting what the parser is trying to do, in any case.)
> +1 for this sentiment.
> Boost has an excellent library for fast and versatile parsing. Using it
> instead would at once lend a level of testing infeasible with the
> hand-written code here AND make sure it runs on all target
> architectures, as well as on any type of iterators.
+1 for suggesting to use a parser library for parser tasks

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