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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-15 18:39:07

Rene Rivera <grafik666_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Oops pressed wrong button, hopefully only one copy of this email will show
> up :-)
> [2003-11-15] David Abrahams wrote:
>>Is there some reason we are invoking common-names immediately via
>> [ common-names ]
>>instead of just taking advantage of the ability to write:
>> common-names
>>in the requirements?
> I remember I had one, but I can't remember what it was. So now I'd say no
> there isn't one ;-)

It does end up sticking another function in the requirements, but it
seems that could just be called directly. Would you be willing to
make the change to common-names so we can reduce the syntactic
overhead? Also, could we pick a less-generic name for this,
something like common-variant-tags?

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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