Subject: Re: [boost] namespace boost?
From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-15 16:37:16
On Sat, Jan 15, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.
> I lean that way too. If something comes up that we all agreed should go
directly into boost, that's fine, but only after a full airing on the list.
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