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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-26 18:06:05

Phil Richards <news_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Much as I said I didn't really care before, this one feels like it is the
> right sort of area. It's my favourite of the ones I've seen so far, and
> is much better than anything I could come up with.
> 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.
> So, do we move filesystem to boost::io::filesystem? :-)

Exploring the filesystem is, IMO, conceptually different from doing

Dave Abrahams
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