Boost logo

Proto :

Subject: Re: [proto] Other methods for embedding DSL in C++
From: joel falcou (joel.falcou_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-26 16:32:56

On 26/07/10 22:12, Eric Niebler wrote:
> Convincing people of what in your article?
That C++ EDSL are good thanks to templae meta-programming in general
> That compile-time introspection is a Good Thing?
Among other
> What are the complaints you hear most often?
"It's C++ ?!?"
"Why not making a real compiler ?"
"Seriously, you CAN NOT get that fast, you're cheating"
"Who use C++ anyway ?"
"Again Expression Tempaltes, ok, that's old, please move on"
"how do you compare to <insert JAVA based library>, that's real
industrial strength system !"
"authors should focus on real benchmarks (like dot product) insetad of
this lengthy useless implementation description"

> (Which article, btw?)
Among other:

Note that most predates proto but are basically hand made C++ EDSL with
Expression Templates.
The pact paper is made out of proto though.

Proto list run by eric at