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Subject: Re: [boost] Proposal: Add Loki Library's SafeFormat to Boost:
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-01 20:59:31

Peter Simons wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> > I wish [the Spirit team would] appreciate how all this name
> > changing makes things much more difficult for us poor library
> > users.
> others are more qualified to explain the technical rationale behind
> those decisions,

But why should there be a technical rationale behind a name?
That's the real question that I haven't seen answered yet.
A name is a name, be it Boost, STL, C, ASIO, Pascal, ICU, USA,
Peter, Joel, Spot, Star Trek, Microsoft, Apple, Metallica, etc.


Joel de Guzman

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