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Subject: Re: [boost] Namespace for a Boost Hashing Library
From: Scott McMurray ([hidden])
Date: 2010-05-11 11:34:21

On 11 May 2010 05:40, Phil Richards <news_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> What is the "string_algo precedent"?  The string algorithms are in
> headers under boost/algorithm/string/, and live in namespace
> boost::algorithm (but are also pulled into namespace boost).

Ah, my mistake. I just saw it in the URL and assumed it meant

> If the name "algorithm" is going to be in the namespace at all, wouldn't
> it make more sense to put it under boost::algorithm (either directly, or
> as a nested namespace)?

That's a good point. The only quibble I'd have is that
boost::algorithm::hash::digest looks like a verb, and I
do need the one noun.

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