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From: Iain.Hanson_at_[hidden]
Date: 2002-02-20 12:32:37


Author: gregod (gregod_at_[hidden]) at unix,mime
Date: 20/02/02 17:16

>> * I wonder if some of the names used in Boost.Signals are too common
>> for placing directly in namespace boost.
>I assume you're referring to 'connection' and 'trackable'?
>If so, I think the long-term goal should be to split the Signals library into
>two: a Tracking library and a Signals library. Everything related to tracking
>connections would become a part of the Tracking library, which the Signals
>library would use instead of having its own mechanism. Then it might not be
>so unreasonable for 'connection' and 'trackable' to be in the Boost namespace.

connection is far to general IMHO to live at namespace boost. The sockets
library will also need this as a class name and I could easily imagine that
geometry2d may also need it. It is too useful in too many contexts to live at
the top level.


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