From: Tom Browder <tom.browder@gm...> - 2013-12-12 14:13:29
On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 7:51 AM, Clifford Yapp <cliffyapp@...> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 8:10 AM, Tom Browder <tom.browder@...> wrote:
>> need be). IMHO, the C++ version is simpler to maintain,
> I think we need an independent opinion on the "simpler to maintain"
You're, of course, correct.
> Also, remember we may end up removing Boost entirely at some point in the future.
Granted, that's why I've been suggesting collecting useful C++
functions into some king of utility cpp library.
> I'm missing something here - my understanding was this tool only
> generates xml and html outputs reporting on pre-defined standard
> attributes. If that's the case, it executes only during compilation.
The tool does, but the various attr lookup functions (now sets and
maps in cpp, and planned to be unordered maps) I believe are used
often during processing of attrs during the often
> Modifying standard attributes will be a very rare process.
> It's not clear to me that user contributed attributes (and the meaning of that
> phrase is itself a bit unclear) would or should be part of the core
> man page.
The current reading may not be the best but it's my interpretation of
one of Sean's goals.
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