Subject: Re: [boost] Name of namespace detail
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-13 15:33:06
Jean-Louis Leroy wrote:
>> Speaking of Boost, the "detail" namespace is commonly used for
>> implementation details, same as "aux" (or variations thereof), so this
>> is a good choice if you're writing a new library for Boost.
> I may stick to the tradition (actually I'm doing that for now) but if we
> always limited ourselves to common usage, Boost would not exist to start
> with would it ? ;-)
You don't mean that every library should reinvent the wheel, do you?
There's nothing bad in following the common practice, it doesn't mean
you're not moving forward.