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From: Jerome Lecomte (jlecomte_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-06-14 13:01:17

Lakos book discusses it in "Large Scale C++ System Design" as a major
design rule (chapter 3, MDR 3, p.110 according to


--- In boost_at_y..., Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_a...> wrote:
> >In my own programs, as a matter of style I include the
> >header first, before any standard headers. This helps make sure
you don't
> >forget to include it, and also provides a rudimentary "does this
> >include enough things to stand alone" check. I'd like to suggest
it was a
> >standard practice for Boost as well.
> Interesting. I don't remember ever hearing any suggested practice
> ordering of #includes. Do you have a simple example of an error
> suggestion would detect? I think I understand your rationale, but
> example might help.
> --Beman

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