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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost Evolution
From: Belcourt, Kenneth (kbelco_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-10-11 12:20:33

On Oct 11, 2010, at 6:54 AM, Dave Abrahams wrote:

> On Oct 11, 2010, at 6:42 AM, "Stewart, Robert"
> <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> If all new libraries use lib_detail rather than detail, the
>> problem just shifts, unless you mean <lib>_detail, where "<lib>"
>> is replaced by the library name. Still, as I've shown, that
>> simply mixes paradigms making it a little more surprising, I
>> should think. If we can establish that pattern as desirable,
>> then new libraries can adopt it and it will be expected, of
>> course.
> Don't forget you can always use locally-defined namespace aliases,
> e.g. namespace brd = boost::ratios::detail defined within
> boost::ratios, to avoid such collisions.

I haven't been following this discussion closely but is there any way
to use namespaces for version control along the lines of what
Stroupstrup mentioned in D&E? It's been quite a while since I looked
at it but perhaps with suitable modification it could help address
some of these concerns.

-- Noel

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