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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-12 20:41:35

Eric Niebler wrote:
> Joel de Guzman wrote:
> Doc bug regarding QuickBook shorthand notation for strike-through in the
> Include Files table, in section "Supported Operators".
> (I've been bitten by this strike-though issue with QuickBook several
> times. I'm considering ripping the short-hand notation for
> strike-through out of QuickBook.)

Fixed. As for Qbk syntax for strike-though, I seem to agree.
We very seldom need it anyway.

> Also, I'm not wild for the names val(), var() and invar(). "val" and
> "var" look too much alike, and could lead to subtle bugs; "invar"
> doesn't read well, or it isn't evocative of what it does. Have you
> considered using val(), ref() and cref()?

I like it! In retrospect, BLL uses constant(x) var(x). I tended to
avoid ref(x) because of a name conflict with boost::ref. I think
now that that is not a real problem.


Joel de Guzman

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