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Subject: Re: [boost] [context] boost::ctx::?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-16 17:56:40

on Fri Sep 14 2012, Oliver Kowalke <> wrote:

> Am 14.09.2012 16:55, schrieb Eric Niebler:
>> 'The library is given a name that describes the contents of the library.
>> Cryptic abbreviations are strongly discouraged. Following the practice
>> of the C++ Standard Library, names are usually singular rather than
>> plural. For example, a library dealing with file systems might chose the
>> name "filesystem", but not "filesystems", "fs" or "nicecode".'
> what was the reason to force 'filesystem' instead of 'fs'?

Dollars to donuts nobody "forced" it; Beman merely had the good
design sense to spell the word out rather than using a cryptic

Dave Abrahams
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