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From: Hurd, Matthew (hurdm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-09-02 17:11:41

> From: David Abrahams [mailto:dave_at_[hidden]]
> Subject: [boost] date_time naming
> I'm just getting started with the date_time library, and I
> think I'm gonna like it. I have some quibbles with the
> naming choices though (shocking! me of all people!) For
> example, why is the nested namespace called posix_time
> instead of, simply, posix? Once you're in a date_time
> context it seems to me that _time adds nothing. Similarly,
> what's the "p" in ptime stand for? I can guess, but I can
> guess it's also redundant ;-)

> --
> Dave Abrahams

Have to agree. The lib is tremendous. I use it a fair bit and the first
thing I always do is alias the namespaces to something more sensible.

Would also like to see the xtime helper in the thread stuff migrate to it.
As well as the much discussed support of the pentium+ cycle counter.


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