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Subject: Re: [boost] [context] boost::ctx::?
From: Oliver Kowalke (oliver.kowalke_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-17 02:29:26

> 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
> abbreviation.

I've ctx already renamed to context in boost-trunk

The STL namespace is 'std' instead of 'standard' - therefore I thought it's accepted to do it likewise.

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