Subject: Re: [boost] namespace boost?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-15 16:22:31
At Sun, 16 Jan 2011 00:26:00 +0400,
Denis Shevchenko wrote:
> 16.01.2011 00:08, FrÃ©dÃ©ric Bron Ð¿Ð¸ÑÐµÑ:
> > As a user of boost, I find difficult to guess the name of something
> > because for some libraries, stuff is just in boost:: namespace (regex
> > and type traits for example) and for others it is in boost::library::
> > namespace (for example string algorithms). It would help to have a
> > standard naming convention.
> I completely agree. I think that only a simple libraries should be
> located in a namespace boost (for example, boost::mem_fn or
> boost::lexical_cast). All other libraries should be located in own
> namespace boost::own::.
Make that "simple legacy libraries." IMO we've gone past the point
that we can afford to put anything new directly in boost.
-- Dave Abrahams BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com
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