Subject: Re: [boost] [convert] no-throw and fallback feature
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-09 15:58:43
Vicente BOTET wrote:
> De : "Stewart, Robert"
> > You don't think "convert" is a good choice?
> I would prefer to use a noun for namespace, then an adjetive
> and in the last instance a meaningless name, like spirit. I
> have never used a verb as namespace.
That's a good policy. My only argument in favor of "convert" is that it works so well for things like convert::to (and it's shorter!).
> The same applies to classes. For me convert stands for a
> function, converter for a class, convertible for an interface
> and conversion for a namespace. I'm sure you agree with me on
> this common usage.
> The name. boost::convert_to_or() or
> boost::conversion::convert_to_or() are good for me.
Well, I'll just reiterate that convert_to_or<int>(s, i) reads wrong to me. I see the possibility that "to" goes with "<int>" and "or" with "i," but that's just too unusual.
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer using std::disclaimer;
Dev Tools & Components
Susquehanna International Group, LLP http://www.sig.com
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