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Subject: Re: [boost] namespace boost?
From: Mateusz Loskot (mateusz_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-18 10:31:48

On 18/01/11 15:23, Barend Gehrels wrote:
>>>> Furthermore, the directory and namespace names should be
>>>> identical. Thus, boost/ptr_container provides code in
>>>> boost::ptr_container.
>>> Note that this proposal conflicts with some existing libraries (e.g.
>>> tuple, bimap).
>> Existing libraries must be grandfathered, but that doesn't mean new
>> libraries should be permitted to make things even messier!
> I understand and agree, but I also gave a reason why this requirement is
> sometimes difficult to meet.

Forgetting about the legacy and naming of existing libraries,
in my opinion libraries and namespaces should be singular.
I can't think of any reason why it has to be plural.

Best regards,

Mateusz Loskot,
Charter Member of OSGeo,
Member of ACCU,

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