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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-07 07:22:42

Alisdair Meredith wrote:
> I am still not clear on the 'best' solution though.
> Clearly the quickest fix is to simply put the swap specialization in
> the correct namespace.
> However, boost code does not seem to specialize std::swap at all, but
> rather provide its own swaps in namespace boost. Is this the
> preferred approach? [using my own namespaces, obviously!]

Summary: at present, the "best practice" is swap() overload in the class
namespace and

using std::swap;
swap(x, y);

at point of use.

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