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From: Beman Dawes (beman_at_[hidden])
Date: 1999-07-28 20:07:08

At 08:15 PM 7/28/99 -0400, Dave Abrahams wrote:

>> 3) #include <boost/stdint.hpp>, and supply same. Names in
>> boost. Cons: If <cstdint> becomes either common or standardized,
>> Boost is out-of-step.
>How badly out-of-step? This looks like the best to me. All other
cons seem
>much worse than this one. If <cstdint> becomes standard, we can
>boost/stdint.hpp to have using-declarations from std.

(3) is certainly less likely to have unintended side effects that an
approach that puts stuff in namespace std.


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