Subject: Re: [boost] Boost.Local Review (Nov 10, 2011 to Nov 19, 2011)
From: Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. (jeffrey.hellrung_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-14 18:17:36
On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 3:06 PM, Christian Holmquist
> On 14 November 2011 15:32, Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. <
> jeffrey.hellrung_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 1:26 PM, Vicente J. Botet Escriba <
> > vicente.botet_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > > Le 14/11/11 19:15, Jeffrey Lee Hellrung, Jr. a écrit :
> > >
> > >> I think Boost.Scope or Boost.Scoped wouldn't be bad names for a merged
> > >> library (the current name Boost.Local I think is also fine).
> > >>
> > > I don't know if in English Locale and Local sound enough different, but
> > > for me there is no big difference. I will prefer a distinct name.
> > >
> > Well, they certainly *sound* different (they accent different syllables),
> > but the closeness in spelling is certainly a consideration.
> > AFAIK, no one else has brought up this issue yet (except gmail's
> > autocomplete).
> Boost.Local is the only library this far in Boost that I have to silently
> pronounce in my head before I realize that it's not Boost.Locale.
> Since the two libraries for a while was active on the mailing list at the
> same time, it did cause me some confusion in the beginning.
> I'm very easily confused, however, so quite possible I'm the only one
> seeing this as a problem :)
> That said, it's absolutely no big deal, but I think it would be better if
> the names were not so closely named..
Do you have any preferred alternative name to Local? (or, I guess,
Locale...but almost surely too late to change that!)
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