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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-18 17:27:10

"Thorsten Ottosen" <nesotto_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> "Christopher Kohlhoff" <chris_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> As discussed in the "surveying async network io libraries" thread, I'd
>> like to turn asio ( into a proposal for a boost
>> networking library.
> Sound great :-)
> I skimmed the docs and your tutorial seems to be very nice so far.
> (the links are good)
> I havn't followed the discussion, so this is just my random input.
> 1. I hate cryptic short names like
> dgram_socket.
> recv
> why not write datagram and receive?

I second Thorsten's comment.

Remember that English is a second language for many Boost users, and cryptic
abreviations may be particularly troublesome to them. Furthermore, over time
the library will be used by many programmers who are not familiar with other
networking libraries. Thus clear names are a great asset.


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