Subject: Re: [boost] [config] Macro for null pointer
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-07 16:54:28
On Dec 7, 2012, at 12:14 PM, Daniel Russel <drussel_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Well, I think some individuals here (I'd put myself in that camp) are
>> opposed to injecting anything into the global namespace if it can be
>> helped, and here it certainly can be helped. So if we add a nullptr
>> emulation in Boost, it's going to have to be paired with a using macro, a
>> different name (i.e., boost::nullptr_), or both. If no one will use this
>> utility given the latter imperfections, I'm fine with just dropping the
>> proposal altogether and everyone can go back to using NULL or C++11.
> Just to put in my vote for not putting anything in the global namespace but providing a "BOOST_USING_NULLPTR" macro. We keep our nullptr emulation in our library namespace too and would gladly switch to a boost one.
We've already got:
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