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From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-09-07 08:13:49

On 2020-09-07 10:44, Alexander Grund via Boost wrote:
> Am 07.09.20 um 00:00 schrieb Gero Peterhoff via Boost:
>> - in multiprecision and math:
>>    1) float: renaming typenames to eg floatBits_mbt (m:
>> multiprecision, b: binary); floatBits_mdt (d: decimal)
>>    2) integer: renaming typenames to e.g. u/intBits_mt; u/intBits_mct
>> (c: checked)
>>    3) based on this, renaming boost::float/int128_type to
>> boost::float/int128_t
>>    so that it is always clear and there is no confusion.
> Careful here. The C++ std went with a "_t" suffix for typedefs. So I'd
> keep that. Can you clarify what you would rename exactly and why?
> Adding an alias for boost::float128_t to the existing type makes sense IMO.

I think float128_type and int128_type are deliberately named as such to
not reserve the _t names, which can later be used by the standard.

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