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Subject: Re: [boost] [log] Comments
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-16 07:13:40

Steven Watanabe wrote:
> Andrey Semashev wrote:
> >> Of course I can use namespace aliases to alleviate the
> >> problem. However,
> >> I don't see how namespaces are necessary. Are there
> >> actually things with
> >> the same names in those different namespaces?
> >
> > Yes. attr is a formatter and a filter, for example. There
> > are "format"
> > names in "formatters" and "keywords" namespaces. Perhaps
> > other exist, I didn't examine the code thoroughly.
> Is there a good reason that the same attr can't be both a
> formatter and a filter?

If not, it would probably make things more readable to have "attr_formatter" and "attr" anyway, though I'd prefer to see "attr" spelled out in each case.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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