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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-01-19 11:19:59

At 10:01 AM 1/19/2002, Rainer Deyke wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Tom Becker" <voidampersand_at_[hidden]>
>To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
>Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 11:20 PM
>Subject: [boost] Re: Draft of generation 2 thread class
>> On Fri, 18 Jan 2002 23:12:50 -0000, "bill_kempf"
>> <williamkempf_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> >I agree, and expected these names to raise controversy. I just
>> >couldn't come up with alternatives. "boost" instead of the
>> >current "native" is a good choice. I'm not so sure about
>> >using "native" instead of "foreign", though it's better. I'm very
>> >open to suggestions here.
>> How about "platform" threads?
>Or simply "non-boost" threads?

While it is now Boost.Threads, the objective is inclusion in the C++

You wouldn't want to say "non-standard" threads - it would be confusing.


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