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Subject: Re: [boost] Alternative names to Boost.Fit
From: Vicente J. Botet Escriba (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-03-10 01:42:44

Le 02/03/2016 15:48, paul Fultz a écrit :
> Hello All,
> Boost.Fit is a function utility library, however, the name currently doesn't
> have anything with this. I originally chose the name because it started with
> F(for function) and it was short and sounded nice. However, there could be
> some names(or abbreviations) that more adequately describe the library. Here
> are some alternatives that are short:
> - Boost.FP
> - Boost.FPL
> - Boost.Fun
> - Boost.FN
> Of course, I prefer the Boost.FN name. Names like Boost.FP or Boost.FPL could
> imply that it provides full functional constructs whereas Boost.Fit does not
> and is mainly focused on functions.
> Either way, this is something reviewers could consider as they review the
> library as I am not strongly tied to the name Boost.Fit.

Paul if the scope of the library is high order function I propose to
rename it to Boost.HighOrderFunctions. We could use boost::hof as name
space and boost/hof/ as folder.


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