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From: Giovanni Piero Deretta (gpderetta_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-06-03 09:27:18

On Mon, Jun 2, 2008 at 8:10 PM, Steven Watanabe <watanabesj_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Emil Dotchevski wrote:
>> Also, personally I am
>> strongly against including windows-specific or POSIX-specific headers
>> in boost headers.
> Given that the header in question is already windows specific I don't
> understand how including
> a windows specific header will make it any worse.

I think that the problem is global namespace pollution. Windows
headers are particularly known to define common names as macros. And
posix headers are often 'dirty' too.


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