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From: Thorsten Ottosen (thorsten.ottosen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-31 17:56:44

Beman Dawes skrev:
> Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
>>> I guess you're right, but is it not true that the code will often not
>>> compile since the function names have changed.?
>>> Anyway, if people agree, I don't mind keeping the three headers above.
>> Do peole agree with Eric?
> What I'm doing with Boost.System and Boost.Filesystem is provide
> existing names as deprecated synonyms, wrapped in an #ifdef. For example:
> // deprecated synonyms
> static const error_category & errno_ecat = get_posix_category();
> static const error_category & native_ecat = get_system_category();
> # endif
> That allows current code to keep working, but puts users on notice these
> synonyms will go away.
> I'm not familiar enough with the range case to know for sure, but if it
> doesn't hurt anything, why not protect the existing code and allow a
> transition period?

I've added the headers again.


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