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Subject: Re: [boost] [rdb] 0.2.02
From: Michael Caisse (boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-25 14:29:25

Jean-Louis Leroy wrote:
> I have uploaded a new release to the vault. It contains :
> * support for the float type. Internals have been cleaned up to make
> it easier to add new types
> * SQLGetData is not used anymore, result_set uses bound variables to
> read results
> I am a bit concerned about compilation time. Guess I'll have to take a
> look at the template profiler as well.
> I use float_ (note: underscore) for the variable type for receiving
> float values (and the length/null indicator). I am a bit tempted to
> switch to a convention that would prevent clashes with C++ names, e.g.
> Float or FLOAT. This would solve the problem of `select` clashing with
> the socket function from the C lib, e.g. : SELECT(,
> ...
> Opinions on this ?
> Jean-Louis

There is some precedent with this type of naming in phoenix and spirit. I have gotten
used to the underscore convention and personally like it. I'm not a fan of the
capitalization scheme though I suspect it might find more appeal to those who
do more DB work than I.


Michael Caisse
Object Modeling Designs

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