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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-12-29 15:28:58

David Abrahams wrote:
> Jonathan Turkanis wrote:

>> I know how I would explain the convention; I'm just afraid people
>> won't notice it, and will copy and paste from the examples and find
>> they don't work. It's a bit easier in a printed book, in which
>> there's some expectation that the material will be read from the
>> beginning, than in a heavily hyperlinked web document, where reader
>> are known to skip immediately to somewhere in the middle.
> Then use some automated processing to ensure that every one of your
> examples begins with the single line:
> namespace io = boost::iostreams;
> And then your examples will become much more readable: io::foo instead
> of boost::io::foo.

This sounds reasonable.


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