Subject: Re: [boost] Boost policy for putting headers in boost/ Was: #3541 Support <boost/ptr_map.hpp>
From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-26 11:07:51
Stewart, Robert wrote:
> Joel de Guzman wrote:
>> FWIW, we've solved that by having a flat include
>> directory. It's the include/ dir you see up there. The
>> directory contains all forwarding headers. For instance, see
>> http://tinyurl.com/yj86r8v. You have:
>> #include <boost/fusion/include/deref.hpp>
>> in addition to the modular:
>> #include <boost/fusion/iterator/deref.hpp>
> That's just confusing.
It's not for me and for fusion users (never had a complaint).
> Why would you want multiple copies of the same header or multiple ways to include the same functionality? Besides, wouldn't the equivalent to what Dave noted be the following?
> #include <boost/fusion/deref.hpp>
Then you defeat the neat, modular *and consistent* layout.
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