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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Python port development
From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-14 15:09:18

On Wednesday 14 July 2010 22:18:40 Gevorg Voskanyan wrote:

> Philipp Thomas wrote:
> > And wxWidgets (at least last I checked) continues to use macros instead of
> > templates.
> That's still the case at least with the 2.8.10 version I'm using.
> > I still remember my heated discussion with one of the wxWidgets
> > developer eons ago in which his main argument against templates was compile
> > time. He also claimed that they used type safe macros ...
> Couldn't resist replying... Type safe macros? That would be news to me :-)

They exist. In particular, gcc codebase has typesafe vectors implemented in C.
But that's pretty complex code, and gcc will eventually use C++ vectors, anyway...


Vladimir Prus

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