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From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-25 05:47:58

At Thursday 2002/10/24 15:09, you wrote:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Paul A. Bristow" <boost_at_[hidden]>
>To: "Boost mailing list" <boost_at_[hidden]>
>Sent: Thursday, October 24, 2002 5:53 PM
>Subject: RE: [boost] two_pi or pi_twice?
> > I thought I might get a Boost about this :-( - but do you have any other
> > suggestion for how to provide an alias without duplicating code (may be
> > double pi and/or a double pi() function so not so simple?
> >
> > Paul
> >
>Not really
>A reference is the closer we can get to an identifier alias, AFAICT, but it
>won't work here I think (though I should look at the exact code).
>It's a pity we don't have true identifier aliases in C++. We have typename
>and namespace aliases, but none for identifiers.

while we're wishing, can I toss in one for base-class aliases?

>Fernando Cacciola
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