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On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 9:20 AM, steve donovan
<> wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 16, 2014 at 6:12 PM, Coda Highland <> wrote:
>> C++14 has modules that solve a lot of this, including making module
>> headers insulated from preprocessor shenanigans.
> It appears that it won't make C++14 (which is a minor update/bugfix
> release). The clang people are working on an experimental
> implementation, but we may have to wait a few years for this all to be
> reality.

Aw, pooh. That's too bad. I suppose it did seem a bit ambitious for
such a short timeframe.

>> course, in which the final project is to build a C++ compiler capable
>> of building its own sources.
> A much more interesting target is doing an interactive interpreter.
> It is deeply cool evaluating "cout << "hello" << endl" from a REPL.  I
> would point to my UnderC project but it's a dead end architecture - I
> did not have the necessary theoretical background to do it properly.
> Mind you, if I had, I would never have dared to try.

I was planning on doing something like that anyway! I don't see any
specific reason why it shouldn't be straightforward to do that. Sadly
I won't be able to actually deploy my code to anyone due to the
class's honor code, which is a shame -- I'm quite proud of some of the

/s/ Adam