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From: Daniel James (daniel_james_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-09-13 16:27:36

Peter Dimov wrote:
> I'm not sure what I'm expected to do about that one. Bind has been using an
> unnamed namespace for its placeholders for quite a while now.
If you add a comment containing 'boostinspect:nounnamed' with a quick
explanation, inspect will stop complaining.

Arkadiy Vertleyb wrote:
> "Thorsten Ottosen" <thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden]> wrote
>> What is the problem with an unnamed namespace in a header anyway? Is it
>> illegal according to the standard?
> ODR is potentially violated :-(

Apparently, it also causes problems with precompiled headers:

I think that all such policies should be explained, probably in
more/lib_guide.htm. I'm not volunteering to write a rationale because
I'm not sure that I agree with the policy. Does anyone think it's worth


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