A Summary of the Metaclasses Proposal for C++

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A Summary of the Metaclasses Proposal for C++

by Jonathan Boccara

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A couple of weeks ago, Herb Sutter posted his proposal about metaclasses, triggering a wave of enthusiasm among the C++ community. And for good reason.

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Helmut Zeisel (Oesterreich) said on Aug 9, 2017 03:50 AM:

Metaclasses look really great. In principle, however, I think that reflection and compile-time programming allows to do similar things also with template classes. Nevertheless I see some good reasons for metaclasses, e.g. the intention is more clear and the syntax is better. Is there somewhere a more detailed explanation why metaclasses are better than (template classes + reflection + compile-time programming)?