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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-09 08:07:25

David Abrahams wrote:

> > Well, I've actually surprised about this, and have two questions:
> >
> > 1. Why this became necessary?
> Because I needed the capability for a project I was working on, and
> I'm almost completely lost when it comes to using v2, yet v1 works
> almost perfectly for all my current needs and I can test with many
> more compilers than I can with v2. Also I thought it was better to
> supply Boost.Python users with a simple solution than to keep telling
> them "wait for v2".


> > 2. If this is necessary, then probably syntax which is more similiar
> > to V2 would be better? FWIW, V2 no longer support target-ids that
> > start with the @ symbol.
> Why is that better?

Hmm... IIRC, it was discussed between Ali, myself, and *you* some time ago. In
short, it was decided that @ does not add anything.

- Volodya


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