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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] [typeindex v3.0] Peer review begins Mon 21st ends Wed 30th
From: Michael Caisse (mcaisse-lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-23 12:34:08

On 04/23/2014 08:15 AM, Nat Goodspeed wrote:
> [Not a review, but a response to one of Paul's comments]
>> On 23 Apr 2014 at 14:33, Paul A. Bristow wrote:
>>> Though I'm not enthusiastic about the name of namespace boost::typeind:: but I
>>> don't have any much better ideas. Perhaps someone else has?
>> To clarify the issue to everyone else, TypeIndex is in a rather
>> unusual bind with regard to what namespace to use. Ideally I think
>> we'd all agree that boost::type_index would be best, but then one of
>> the issues raised last peer review was that there shouldn't be a
>> boost::type_index type as could conflict with std::type_index, and if
>> we hold that to be wise, then surely the same rationale applies for a
>> boost::type_index namespace as well.
>> So we end up with boost::typeind, which I don't think makes anyone
>> happy, but it is safe.
> I don't suppose boost::typeindex would be an improvement? That name at
> least immediately suggests to the reader which library to look up.

I think it is a great improvement.


Michael Caisse
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