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From: Andreas Huber (ah2003_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-16 02:57:32

Rob Stewart <stewart <at>> writes:

> At the risk of discussing the bicycle shed, what about using the
> scope resolution operator? That, at least, would not be
> misconstrued by a copyeditor and would be in keeping with C++
> syntax.

I had that opinion also until I realized that some boost libraries (like e.g.
smart_ptr, thread, etc.) do not reside in their own namespace. So, it would be
confusing to write boost::thread or boost::smart_ptr when refering to one of
these libraries in a book.



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