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From: Dave Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-04-19 23:59:24

Please note, your prevalent use of names beginning with underscores makes
your code very unfriendly to anybody doing a "using namespace boost;" in the
global namespace (no matter how ill-advised it may be, I think people will
continue this practice for a long time).

-Dave Global names []

1 Certain sets of names and function signatures are always reserved to
  the implementation:

  --Each name that begins with an underscore is reserved to the imple-
    mentation for use as a name in the global namespace.165)

  165) Such names are also reserved in namespace ::std (

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