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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [fusion] adapted std::pair and ostream
From: Nathan Ridge (zeratul976_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-19 19:49:42

> > Why not just overload operators << and >> in the global namespace,
> > as the docs say, rather than overloading them in the boost::fusion
> > namespace?
> I didn't want to pollute the global namespace. At one point, I only
> had native fusion sequences. However, in light of recent events,
> where more foreign sequences have been adapted, and some of those
> with namespaces that cannot be touched (e.g. std), this is indeed
> seems necessary. I'll take that into consideration.

Well, since the operator is guarded by an


I would say it doesn't pollute the global namespace any more than
we desire it to.


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