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From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-25 13:36:16

Phil Richards wrote:

> I think most people would understand "io" as an abbreviation with no
> real potential for confusion. (And if they are confused, I hate to think
> what they will think an "iostream" is.) If the stuff ever made it into
> the standard, then you'd get "std::io" which would make ex-C
> programmers happy too.

and yet...I associate 'io' with reading and writing, i.e. things related
to some *content*, while in boost::filesystem we are more talking about
content *containers* and how to deal with them.


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