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From: Michael Walter (michael.walter_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-04-11 12:01:25

On 4/11/07, John Phillips <phillips_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Check the suggestion about auto generation of ordinal values. If auto
> generation works across translation units, use it instead of assigning
> values. If auto generation does not work, consider the reserved range
> ordinals. This has to be addressed before submission because any later
> decision to change the range of reserved ordinals is a potentially
> breaking change for users (and probably a very hard one to debug).
> Remember that it is better to reserve 3 times too many ordinals than
> even 1 too few.

This might be a crackpot idea, but how about reserving negative
ordinals for the library, and nonnegative ones for the user?


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