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From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-05-27 14:15:36

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Jeff Flinn" <TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> Sure, but the easy way is just to rename the toolset files.
>>> But seriously, you really are comfortable with the underscore?
>> Yes, as an underscore is commonly seen in identifiers throughout boost,
>> stl
>> and C++ for that matter. I (perhaps incorrectly?) view vc6_5, vc7_0,
>> vc7_1
>> as identifiers in this context as well. Pressing a few extra shift keys
>> once
>> every 4-6 months when installing a new version of boost seems like little
>> overhead to me. ;-)
> It just seems like a silly opportunity for confusion to use
> underscores when we can easily use dots. Nobody says "I'm using
> Visual C++ 6_5."

Well, I can be happy with vc6.5, vc7.0 and vc7.1 too. My main dislike is the
use of '-' in the name.


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