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From: Valentin Bonnard (Bonnard.V_at_[hidden])
Date: 1999-06-02 08:49:33

Beman Dawes wrote:
> At 06:18 PM 5/31/99 +0200, Valentin Bonnard wrote:
> >I think we should adopt some lexical conventions if we want
> >a consistent naming in Boost.
> >
> >I suggest to follow Nathan's advice:
> >- lower_case variables and functions
> >- UpperCase types [actually mixed case, with first letter always
> uppercase]
> I use that convention myself for applications programs for many
> years, and am happy with it.
> But most boost submissions so far have been designed to work closely
> with the C++ Standard Library, so have followed its naming
> conventions.

The naming conventions of the standard ? You must be

Some macros are lower case (errno, offsetof, the var arg

Iostream uses readthatwordifyoudare.

The STL uses divide_the_word_for_readability.

Is there a document describing any naming convention
in the standard ?

Valentin Bonnard
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