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From: Douglas Gregor (doug.gregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-19 20:55:48

On Nov 18, 2006, at 10:20 AM, Howard Hinnant wrote:
> I did a brief survey of boost 1.33.1 and found many "relaxed" uses of
> <iostream> under the boost/ directory (i.e. non test-case code). So
> in practice it does appear that using <iostream> as a shortcut is
> considered acceptable practice. However I wanted to highlight the
> point just in case people do view this as a bug that has simply snuck
> in under the radar to date.

IIRC, at one point we were supporting a platform that had <iostream>
but not <istream> or <ostream>, so I got in the habit of using
<iostream> despite its cost. That platform might not matter any more,
and I'd support fixing Boost's headers to avoid including
iostream.... just not for 1.34.0 :)


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