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From: Andy Little (andy_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-02 15:48:12

"Daniel Wallin" <dalwan01_at_[hidden]> wrote
> Andy Little wrote:
> > "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote ...

> > I do see ... "Dont worry about the user" though !
> Yes, don't worry about the possibility that some user might decide to
> bring every name in reach into the global namespace. Prehaps you
> consider other peoples bad practice your problem, but it certainly isn't
> mine and I'm not willing to pay for it.

Presumably you would consider it a grave offence if examples of this bad
practise 'using namespace mpl;' were to be found in the boost library

I am seriously not trying to be smart but I am beginning to think that mpl
should not be exposed in the user interface of my library.
Its just one more incomprehensible sea of error messages to an inexperienced

Andy Little

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