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Subject: Re: [boost] [compute] review
From: John Bytheway (jbytheway+boost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-12-28 17:31:28

On 2014-12-28 14:41, Kyle Lutz wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 1:54 AM, Gruenke,Matt <mgruenke_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I'm a bit concerned about the use of type names ending in '_', such as float4_. Is this consistent with Boost conventions? I've only seen that used in other Boost libraries to denote class member variables.
> I'm not sure if there are any Boost conventions for/against this
> (someone please speak up if there are). I chose the trailing
> underscore for these types as I needed a consistent spelling for
> representing the fundamental OpenCL types (e.g. "float" or "uint" or
> "int4") and I couldn't just use the names without the trailing
> underscore as they'd conflict with the C++ reserved keywords (e.g.
> "float", "int"). Using a leading underscore (e.g. "_float4") looked
> worse to me, so I used a trailing underscore. But I'd definitely be
> open to hearing other ideas.

There is precedent for the trailing underscore convention. See for

John Bytheway

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