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Re: [std-proposals] How to propose a feature?

From: Lénárd Szolnoki <cpp_at_[hidden]>
Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2024 20:37:13 +0000

On Mon, 2024-02-12 at 22:14 +0200, Baruch Burstein via Std-Proposals
> Hi,
> I would like to suggest an addition to the core language. The idea is
> to allow using `using` to create function aliases, similar to type
> aliases. e.g.
> template <class T>
> int foo() { ... }
> using foo_int = foo<int>;
> My questions are as follows:
> 1. Has this been suggested/discussed before and already decided to
> not do it? If so, please point me to the reasoning.

I'm aware of one similar recent proposal, although with different


Personally I would prefer a `using` syntax.

> 2. Does anyone see an obvious reason this would not work / be a bad
> idea, and so no point in pursuing it?

I think it is a great idea. At least the other similar paper had good
feedback so far.

> 3. Assuming none of the above, what would be the procedure to suggest
> this? What are my chances of actually getting something into the core
> language?

Read up on
if you want to submit a paper.

Consider collaborating with the author of the existing P2826 paper (I
CC'd him). In any case, you should read that proposal.

> Thank you


Received on 2024-02-12 20:37:18