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From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-16 12:10:58

From: "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]>

> At 08:44 AM 7/16/2002, Peter Dimov wrote:
> >FWIW, I always prefix my win32 calls with :: as a matter of style.
> I'm neutral. If others think it is a good idea, I'd have no problem
> changing.
> The "::" seems to say, in effect, "yes, I've considered namespaces, and
> definitely want the global (vendor supplied) version of this function."
> Are there other considerations?

It also suppresses Koenig lookup, which can be a good thing.


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