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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-02-07 14:45:32

At 05:08 PM 2/6/2002, vesa_karvonen wrote:

>--- In boost_at_y..., Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_a...> wrote:
>>I think you are right about the global replace. We should really
>>move to the more correct "boost/..." form, and then document that as
>>the "boost way".
>Are you saying that it has finally been acknowledged that the
>#include "boost/..." form is more correct? Having argued on this
>topic at least twice, I'd like to know what was the deciding argument.

The original motivation was older compiler(s) which didn't implement the
"..." form correctly, so we got started with <...> as a workaround.

>>But not right before a release! Also, before committing the change
>>to CVS, I'd like to make it to my working copy, and then try the
>>Win32 regression test to make sure it doesn't break with some
>Do you also plan to commit the global change?

I guess it would make more sense for one person to do the entire commit.

>Since the branch to next release has been made, I'd be happy to
>replace all of my include statements to use the "boost/..." form in
>the main trunk.

Wait 'til I test a bit, first. I'll let you know.


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