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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-announce] [review][Fit] Review of Fit starts today : September 8 - September 17
From: Robert Ramey (ramey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-09-21 20:10:09

On 9/21/17 12:23 PM, paul via Boost wrote:

>>>  - What is your evaluation of the implementation?
>> I think there are too many macros internally, but I think its mostly to
>> work around compilers. So its about average for a boost library.
> Well macros are used to help improve compatibility, and improve compile-time
> performance where possible(ie using intrinsics over type traits).

Hmmm - I didn't catch this. I had presumed that macros were used
because there was no other way to implement the required functionality.
I don't think that saving a little bit of compile time is a good
justification for defining a macro.

Robert Ramey

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