Subject: Re: [boost] Removing _1 from the global namespace (again)
From: PB (newbarker_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-12-16 05:07:29
+1 for getting the placeholders out of the global namespace.
On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 1:25 AM, Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge_at_[hidden]>wrote:
> On 14 Dec 2013 at 18:56, Peter Dimov wrote:
> > If we're going to call the next release 2.0, we'll be allowed some
> > with respect to breaking changes, so maybe this is the right time to
> > remove the Bind placeholders from the global namespace.
> > [snip]
> > So I'll need a certain amount of community consensus before going ahead
> > breaking everyone's code. :-)
> I think improving conformance with standards is the one
> uncontroversial set of breaking changes Boost can make, and therefore
> requires no community consensus, just fair warning it's coming.
> It's relatively trivial for older libraries in to inject the
> placeholders namespace into their own local namespace if they need a
> quick fix anyway, so I'd press ahead as soon as possible here. IMHO
> of course.
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