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Subject: Re: [boost] [TTI] Review
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-11 10:56:00

Edward Diener wrote:
> On 7/10/2011 7:59 PM, Lorenzo Caminiti wrote:
> > Review of Boost.TTI 2011-07-10 (Lorenzo Caminiti)
> > 10. [NOTE] I think "member variable" is a more accepted name
> > that "member data"-- isn't it? If so, I'd rename MEMBER_DATA
> I can understand your preference. I will consider it.

They are called data members, not member variables, in C++. Names like "member variable" come from other languages.

I don't use "member data" generally, but to me it describes data members collectively, not singularly.

I recognize the desire to keep the prefixes alike, but I'd rather see "HAS_DATA_MEMBER" to be consistent with Standard terminology.

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


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