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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [mpl]... is there an mpl::string
From: Noah Roberts (roberts.noah_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-07 12:46:50

Eric Niebler wrote:
>>>> Andy Stevenson wrote:
>>>>> I recall some discussion of there being an mpl::string
>>>>> template..... Can't see it in the mpl library. Is it elsewhere?
> It has been added to trunk as of revision 52208:
> No doubt the regression tests will reveal portability problems. Once
> they have been worked out, we can move this to release.

Why is this better than a metafunction c_str< Sequence >?

typedef mpl::vector_c<char, 'h', 'e', 'l', 'l', 'o'> str;

template < char const* sz >
struct x

x< c_str<str>::value > test;

Is there some reason that's not possible or is prone to problems avoided
by mpl::string?

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