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From: Pavol Droba (droba_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-18 08:50:44

On Sat, Oct 18, 2003 at 03:18:44PM +0200, Daniel Frey wrote:


> >The library is layered. I assume, that you are refering to the second
> >layer (i.e. namespace boost::string_algo). This is not a detail::-stuff.
> >It it designed to be used by advanced users. I think, that it could be
> >very usable,
> >and I would encourage the users to try it and use it.
> No, but I guess I haven't expressed myself clearly. The return values of
> some functions are e.g. token_finder exposes the detail::-return type
> instead of hiding it:
> template<typename PredicateT>
> detail::token_finderF< PredicateT >
> token_finder(PredicateT Pred, bool bCompress = true);
> I think Peter Dimov provided a good alternative in his documentation in
> those situations, where the docs contain something like
> 'implementation-defined-type' in italics and only say what basic
> guarantees, e.g. derived from XYZ, the result type provides instead of
> specifying it explicitly.

Ok, I see your point. Unfortunately, I don't know how to handle this problem now.
Reference documentation is generated from the sources using doxygen-boostbook and
I don't know how to change this.

But I will address this topic in the boost-doc list.



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