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Subject: Re: [boost] Yap's formal review is starting now!
From: Peter Dimov (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-02-16 13:41:55

> Steven Watanabe wrote:
> > On 02/15/2018 05:55 PM, Peter Dimov via Boost wrote:
> > > <snip>
> > > It's also true that for any nontrivial manipulation you'd need tuple
> > > algorithms, which std::tuple doesn't have, as your get_arity example
> > > demonstrates. And yet, tying to Hana doesn't feel right.
> >
> >
> > What's the point of making libraries if you refuse to use them?
> Who is "you" in this sentence?

This wasn't a rhetorical question.

There are three levels at which Hana can be used:

1. hana::tuple in the interface of Yap, resp. in the specification and tests
2. In the implementation of Yap
3. In user code based on Yap (f.ex. implementing transforms)

For which level do you object to a supposed refusal to use Hana?

Because I was talking about #1.

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