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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-15 08:10:28

"Andreas Huber" <ah2003_at_[hidden]> writes:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> b. Boost decided long ago, for reasons I don't recall, on a
>> convention of writing library names with a period after Boost, as
>> in:
>> Boost.Python
> In case someone else remembers I'd be interested in the rationale for
> that choice. After all, boost is about C++ with many libraries ending
> up as candidates for standardization, so it strikes me as odd to start
> names with an uppercase letter and to have something else than the
> double colon as a separator.

These are not C++ identifiers; they're names.

Dave Abrahams
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