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Subject: Re: [boost] [string] proposal
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-01-28 09:01:49

Dean Michael Berris wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 5:58 PM, Matus Chochlik
> <chochlik_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 3:56 PM, Dean Michael Berris
> >> Help wanted on a better name for the immutable string. :)
> >>
> > Half-jokingly, but: what about 'chain' ? :)
> LOL -- chain I like. It's one less character than `string`. It
> involves immutability, concatenation as a means of building it, and
> it's usually segmented.


The name is unlike any other container names I've heard of, doesn't connote text, and doesn't convey useful associations like segmentation and composition.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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