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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-16 19:48:45

----- Original Message -----
From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>
> >> 9) I think the code would be clearer if member data names were
> >decorated
> >> somehow, eg fCount, mCount, _count, etc. :-)
> >
> >Stylistic suggestion, typically not entertained by Boost
> >submissions. However, I'm interested in this topic and wouldn't mind
> >hearing what others have to say on this, even if it's in private e-
> >mail.
> Yes, it is stylistic so anything reasonable is acceptable. I've
> become used to the _count style, and feel most programmers will understand
> it right away when they see it. It fits well with the other naming
> conventions we use. But each to his own...

...and keeping in mind that names beginning with underscores are reserved to
the implementation in the global namespace (


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