My Meeting C++ Keynote video is now available

Ben Jones fake at fake.fake
Mon Jan 14 21:27:39 UTC 2019

On Monday, 14 January 2019 at 21:22:32 UTC, Andre Pany wrote:
> On Monday, 14 January 2019 at 21:08:50 UTC, Ben Jones wrote:
>> On Saturday, 12 January 2019 at 15:51:03 UTC, Andrei 
>> Alexandrescu wrote:
>>> If nothing else please watch the opening story, it's true and 
>>> quite funny :o).
>>> Now as to the talk, as you could imagine, it touches on 
>>> another language as well...
>>> Andrei
>> A lot of the questions were about documenting the hook API and 
>> catching misspelling errors when defining a hook.
>> It seems like it would be nice if you could list the hook 
>> method names a static array or dictionary or struct containing 
>> a field for each method, etc.  One each for the required and 
>> optional methods.
>> The hook author could grab the name/signature of the method 
>> they're intending to implement from that data structure and 
>> any misspellings would be caught immediately.
>> Is it possible to declare a function whose name is a CTFE 
>> computed string?
> For ranges there are concepts like Input Range. A struct/class 
> must have several methods to be compliant. You can check the 
> compliance using function isInputRange
> Maybe something similiar can be done here. Not checking 
> individual methods, but concepts...
> Kind regards
> Andre

I don't think that's quite sufficient because a hook may/may not 
have the optional methods, and could have extra stuff.  What you 
want is to specify per method "this method is part of the hook 
interface," which as I type it kind of sounds like the job of an 

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