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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-24 03:56:37

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> At 03:28 PM 2/18/2004, Peter Dimov wrote:
> >> I think it's a fuzzy line in the sand, so all I really know is
> that I do
> >> like "ref" and don't like "fs" :)
> >
> >Yes, is seems that it comes down to personal preference. Dave likes
> to say
> >filesystem, and you don't like fs...
> I never liked either. "filesystem" is too long and sounds
> affected. "fs" is too short and non-specific. Those names just escaped
> because nothing better surfaced.
> Maybe if the LWG likes the library enough to standardize it we can
> come up with a better name.

Just a thought: "files" is about the right length, and says about the
right thing. If you're not abbrev-adverse it could even stand for

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