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From: Fernando Cacciola (fernando_cacciola_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-25 16:34:55

----- Original Message -----
From: "Aleksey Gurtovoy" <agurtovoy_at_[hidden]>
To: "'Boost mailing list'" <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2002 6:07 PM
Subject: RE: [boost] ** type traits broken **

> William E. Kempf wrote:
> > Should mixed case (or even capitalized) file names even be
> > allowed? It seems to me that it's only going to lead to issues
> > like this one, and even if we can prevent it from occurring within
> > the Boost libraries, it's likely going to still bite our users who
> > aren't vigilant to this issue.
> It's likely to bite our users either way as far as there is a difference
> case between the name of the trait in a header and the headers' file name.
> It's at least as likely that users will write #include
> "boost/type_traits/is_POD.hpp" when the actual header name is lowercase as
> that they will write #include "boost/type_traits/is_pod.hpp" when the
> header name reflects the case of the trait template it defines (as it is
> now).
> Aleksey
And this is why I think that for this issue we should have a clear and well
documented guideline (if not a requirement).

Fernando Cacciola

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