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Re: namespace namespace
- From: Andrew Haley <aph at redhat dot com>
- To: Dave Korn <dave dot korn dot cygwin at googlemail dot com>
- Cc: gcc-patches <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>, Java Patch List <java-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2009 13:41:25 +0100
- Subject: Re: namespace namespace
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Dave Korn wrote:
> Andrew Haley wrote:
>> This is an ABI change. However, the ABI was almost completely broken
> Tangentially-related: Would it ever be possible to change the use of periods
> as separators in java mangled names too, or is that too deeply entrenched or
> part of a standard?
I suppose it could be done. Is there some big problem with periods that
I don't know about?
For example, java.lang.Object.class is mangled as _ZN4java4lang6Object6class$E.
When do you see a problem with the use of periods as separators?