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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] template trick
From: Mostafa (mostafa_working_away_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-02-18 20:51:03

On Tue, 18 Feb 2014 04:42:13 -0800, gast128 <gast128_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> I recently watched Stephen Lavavej's excellent channel9 video 'Core C++,
> 2
> of n' in which he described a nice trick to stop template argument
> deduction:
> template <typename T>
> void (T t1, typename std::identity<T>::type t2)
> {
> }
> Browsing the internet for a similar problem, I recently discovered that
> Peter Dimov already described this trick in 2002 in 'Template function
> type
> inference with references' comp.lang.c++.moderated.
> Boost is more for the libraries, but could it also reserve some space for
> documenting these template tricks?

You may want to bring this on the developers' list; and making the subject
a little more informative would probably get your message more reads,
something like: "[docs] Add template tricks section."


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