Subject: Re: [boost] [transaction] New Boost.Transaction library under discussion
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-29 08:17:34
> From: <strasser_at_[hidden]>
> > Zitat von "vicente.botet" <vicente.botet_at_[hidden]>:
> >>> any ideas for a namespace?
> >> transactions?
> > hmm, I assumed that was against some boost naming
> > guideline, but I see there are a number of libraries
> > that use the plural (for no apparent reason?).
As already noted, it isn't against the guidelines, but is discouraged when another, suitable alternative exists.
> > better. if we can come up with with something to the effect of
> > "transaction processing library" (but not "tpl") I'd prefer
> > that but I guess "transactions" is ok.
I'm no fan of library names that include the word "library," even in abbreviated form. Besides, as noted elsewhere, short names can be produced via aliases. The full name should be distinct so as to avoid conflicts with future libraries.
> I'd also prefer a short name, but we need one that is enough
> significant to be adopted by the Boost community. Quite often
> transaction is abreviatted as "tx", what about "txl"?
Again, no "l" on the end. I've never seen "tx" as the abbreviation, though I have seen "txn." Still, I wouldn't want either to be the namespace name.
I think "transactions" is fine, but "transact" is shorter and seems appropriate.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
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