From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-27 21:46:17
At 02:55 AM 10/27/02, Aleksey Gurtovoy wrote:
>> > I agree.
>> So do I. Could someone please change boost-root/more/lib_guide.htm?
>"Use the lowercase/underscore naming conventions of the C++ standard
>library. Template parameter names begin with an uppercase letter. Macro
>(gasp!) names should be all uppercase and begin with BOOST_. Acronyms
>be treated as ordinary words (e.g. xml_parser instead of XML_parser). "
>Apparently, we already have a guideline that restricts file names to
>case only -
>"File and directory names must contain only lowercase ASCII letters ,
>numbers, underscores, and a period. Leading character must be
>Maximum length 31. Only a single period is permitted. These requirements
>ensure file and directory names are relatively portable. "
Thanks, Aleksey. As soon as I get the Filesystem Library finalized, I'm
planning to write a program to scan Boost for a whole laundry list of
no-no's. Uppercase filenames are one of them.
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