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From: Gottlob Frege (gottlobfrege_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-01 20:49:53

On 6/1/07, Oliver.Kowalke_at_[hidden] <Oliver.Kowalke_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > uuid is using std::find without qualification and so it
> > conflicts with boost::find declared in the string_algo.
> Qualified both find invokations with std:: - now it's working
> > Looking through the uuid.hpp code, there are lots of 'using namespace'
> > directives. Althoug they are only local, they could cause
> > problems, especialy in the scope of boost.
> So they should prefented in general?
> Oliver

There are a few teams at Adobe that have outlawed 'using namespace'
(and 'using' in general). There is just too much code - being
explicit helps you understand what's really going on.


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