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Subject: Re: [boost] [gsoc] boost.heap update
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-07-29 09:01:53

Tim Blechmann wrote:
> >> i am a bit afraid to show a piece of incorrect code. in the
> >> documentation. but is is probably clearer than just
> >> describing it with words ...
> >
> > If you have some comment like // DON'T DO THIS AT HOME
> > no harm would come from showing incorrect code, I guess.
> well, people may think, that you may use it, if you are supersmart ;)

If you include such a counterexample, put it on a separate page with large, red warnings, linked from the point where you describe the incorrect usage in prose. That way, it won't be interpreted as yet another example of proper usage by appearing or being listed near normal examples.

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

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