Subject: Re: [boost] [system][chrono] header-only libs
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-06 15:37:16
Beman Dawes wrote:
> Vicente Botet's header-only option for Boost.System is mostly working,
> and will be ready to commit to trunk soon.
> One question I'd like feedback on. The proposed macro that enables
> header-only configuration is BOOST_SYSTEM_INLINED, but
> BOOST_SYSTEM_HEADER_ONLY seems clearer to me.
"HEADER_ONLY" is clearer.
Given that most Boost libraries are header only, it seems as if those that provide an option to deviate from that norm, should do so explicitly. Thus, the name and behavior should be reversed: BOOST_XXXXX_AS_LIBRARY.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP http://www.sig.com
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