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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-03 18:11:25

Anthony Williams wrote:
> Joel de Guzman <joel_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> * Non-core libraries may place a single consolidated convenience
>> header in boost/, forwarding to files of the form
>> boost/<libraryname>/<header>.hpp. Regardless, their documented
>> public components are not in boost/ or namespace boost::
> What about boost.thread? Though the "general use" header is boost/thread.hpp,
> and the other headers are in boost/thread/xyz.hpp, the public interface is and
> always has been in namespace boost::, and changing this now would be a
> breaking change.

Seems that if thread is a non-core library then it indeed breaks the
"standard practice". I don't think a breaking change is a good idea
though. I'd like to hear other people's thoughts on this.


Joel de Guzman

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