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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-21 20:23:40

Douglas Paul Gregor <gregod_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Fri, 21 Nov 2003, Beman Dawes wrote:
>> Usage would simply be:
>> #include <boost/abi_prefix.hpp> // after all other includes
>> ...
>> #include <boost/abi_suffix.hpp> // after all code
>> Note that these additional headers don't have to be used. A Boost developer
>> would still be free choose the lengthier form above if that suited her
>> preferences. The two forms are functionally equivalent.
>> Comments?
> This doesn't seem like a win to me, unless we think that the
> abi_prefix.hpp/abi_suffix.hpp headers might actually change. It's only
> saving 4 lines of boilerplate code per header.

Those _5_ lines are enough savings to make it worthwhile for me. I
hate repeating myself ;-)

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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