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From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro_prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-29 13:17:10

Hi everybody,

there is one thing that leaves me quite perplexed with
the current boost library organization: the fact that
the gadgets in the utility directory (next(), prior(),
noncopyable and others) are considered as constituting
a "library". I understand that this is a convention,
anyhow I find that it's quite difficult for users to
imagine that, let's say, addressof is "an utility",
and that therefore one must write:

#include <boost/utility.hpp>
#include <boost/utility/addressof.hpp>

instead of

#include <boost/addressof/addressof.hpp>

To me it seems that the current criterion is to put
among the utilities things that are "too small" to be
considered something autonomous. Is it actually so?


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