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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc][RFC] Pointer Plus Bits
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-27 11:18:51

Brian Bartman wrote:
> As it is currently bitfield_tuple is in the boost namespace

Why is that?

> and extra parts external to the class are located within
> the bitfields namespace.

Presumably, bitfield_tuple is defined in the your nested namespace and brought into the boost namespace with a using declaration. (I haven't looked.)

> One of the other names which came up for this data structure
> was bit_tuple does that sound any better?

I don't think that's good. It isn't a tuple of bits, but rather of arbitrarily grouped bits. Hence "bit_field_tuple" is the better name.

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

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