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From: David Abrahams (gclbb-jamboost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-09 10:05:59

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> 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".
> OK.
>> > 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.

Yes, but now some crazy "//" notation which I don't understand has
shown up. Where did that come from and why do we have it?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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