Subject: Re: [boost] [TTI] Review for The Type Traits Introspection library by Edward Diener **extended**
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-18 19:06:06
On 7/18/2011 11:16 AM, lcaminiti wrote:
> Edward Diener-3 wrote:
>> On 7/16/2011 10:58 PM, Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 5:15 AM, Joel Falcou<joel.falcou_at_[hidden]>
>>> * Contrary to others opinions, I think Edward should keep both
>>> BOOST_TTI_MACRO and BOOST_TTI_TRAIT_MACRO macros (optionally renaming
>>> if desired; I think these are just following the Boost.MPL naming scheme,
>>> but perhaps we can think of names that evoke the difference a little more
>>> clearly). It imparts a de facto naming convention for these
>>> *But* you should include a warning about the possibility to automatically
>>> generate names with double underscores, and that this behavior is
>> I will definitely do that. BTW I thought that the double underscores
>> were only considered reserved for the compiler when at the beginning or
>> end of an identifier, but it seems like I am wrong ( haven't found the
>> appropriate comment in the C++ standard ).
> A quick search into the ISO C++ standard document for "double underscore"
> 22.214.171.124.2 Global names [lib.global.names]
> Certain sets of names and function signatures are always reserved to the
> - Each name that contains a double underscore (__) or begins with an
> underscore followed by an upper-case letter (2.11) is reserved to the
> implementation for any use.
> - Each name that begins with an underscore is reserved to the implementation
> for use as a name in the global namespace.
Got it. Thanks !
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