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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-03-19 12:19:26

From: "Gary Powell" <Gary.Powell_at_[hidden]>

> > _1 is my new favorite. :-) I think that it's much better than free1 or
> > arg1.
> > The single _ (without a number) is very convenient, too.
> <<
> We may have to agree to disagree here. Perhaps we could agree on the
> names?

Well not exactly, because the underscored thingies are formally illegal at
the global scope, and when qualified with a namespace they lose much of
their appeal.

So they'll have to be aliases. This is a case where a BOOST_STRICT macro
would be of use - when it's not defined the libraries would be allowed to
use some not-exactly-legal-but-working-anyway approaches.

As for the typedef names, I think that Lambda is more or less a de-facto
standard at this point so free1_type etc would be fine.

Peter Dimov
Multi Media Ltd.

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