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From: Jonathan Turkanis (technews_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-03-05 21:15:58

Joel de Guzman wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Jonathan Turkanis" <technews_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> I can't think of anything better right now, but to me "proposed"
>>> suggests that the libray is in the review queue.
>> I don't know why. "Proposed" might mean it's just a glimmer in
>> someone's eye.
> Prior to boost, I didn't even place Spirit in boost's namespace to
> avoid confusion.

Using the boost namespace prior to acceptance may help to detect naming
conflicts early in some cases.

> At the time, when mentioning boost, I say that
> Spirit is a "boost candidate".

Sounds reasonable.

> Prior to boost, Spirit was called just Spirit.

Not everyone can think of suich cool names, though ;-)

> Now, it's called
> Boost.Spirit. The pre-catenation gave it special meaning. :-)


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