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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost-users] [typeindex v3.0] Peer review begins Mon 21st ends Wed 30th
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-04-27 10:30:58

On Wednesday 23 April 2014 11:15:35 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.

Yes, I think that one is ok, too.

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