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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-31 16:40:13

"Daniel Wallin" <dalwan01_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Andy Little wrote:
> > "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> >>What is the reason for the trailing underscores?
> >
> >
> > In case of pow_ to stop it name-clashing with pow(x,y), if 'using
> > boost::mpl' ,using std. In case of root_ for similarity with pow.
> > In case of reciprocal the underscore is very small. Thought 'power'
> > also clash with other names.
> > But any suggestions appreciated.
> This is not the "traditional" use of trailing underscores. Normally they
> are used for keywords.
> int -> int_
> bool -> bool_
> etc. MPL uses tons of names that clashes with names in std. This is a
> problem for the user, not the library.

I am attempting to write a libaray for 'users'. Its my problem.
Is the mpl namespace regarded as a 'user interface' ?

Andy Little

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