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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-04 08:58:03

Darren Cook <darren_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> May I bicycleshedingly suggest
>> make_directory_hierarchy()
> I've been following this discussion, and that is the best suggestion
> so far. I think the word "make" or "create" is critical, to show that
> something might be created. As someone else said, "demand" suggests an
> exception or error code migth be returned if the directory does not
> exist.
> I also like:
> make_directories_as_neccessary()

"on_demand" is shorter than "as_neccessary" Also, more specific. Who's
to say when it's 'neccessary'?

Dave Abrahams
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