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From: Cromwell Enage (sponage_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-11-17 22:39:23

--- David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Cromwell Enage <sponage_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > Since they may be used so often, should they be
> > defined in a single library-specific header,
> > e.g. <boost/graph/keywords.hpp>?
> Not neccessarily. They should probably be decoupled
> and included as needed in each header.
> > And would it help if each name had an appropriate
> > prefix, like "bgl_", to help avoid object
> > collisions?
> Not much; I would nest the unnamed namespace inside
> boost (or a sub-namespace thereof).

Okay, I'll try to organize my code accordingly.

> > I find operator| to be the most logical operator
> > for assigning defaults, more so than operator& or
> > operator=.
> I'm not positively sure what you're saying here.
> Our design does use operator| for "providing"
> defaults. They're never "assigned." To do that,
> you would (tautologically) have to use operator=.

Bad wording on my part.

> > The resolution of the design issue concerning
> > parameter-dependent defaults bears more weight on
> > my vote than any of the other pluses or minuses
> > I've mentioned so far. If it can be resolved
> > easily, then I vote yes. Otherwise, not until it
> > is resolved.
> I'm positive we can do something about it without
> too much trouble.

Very well. You have my accept vote!

                              Cromwell Enage

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