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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review] Type Traits Extension by Frederic Bron - Review summary and decision
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-28 11:48:32

Joachim Faulhaber wrote:
> I chose "has_" for the same reason: Consistency within boost,
> because the type traits library uses has_ in similar instances.
> The argument, that this is an imprecise naming because for free
> standing operators ownership can not be determined is
> unimportant because we may conceive the complete type signature
> as the type that "owns" the operator:
> A x B -> B has_plus

Thinking of A and B as a universe that may or may not include a particular operator, whether through a member function or not, is a reasonable way to interpret things. On that basis, I now find "has_" acceptable.

That's one hurdle behind us (assuming Frédéric is likewise convinced)!

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

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