[RFC] libstdc++/5734

Levente Farkas lfarkas@mindmaker.hu
Wed Feb 20 08:39:00 GMT 2002


Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> 
> Levente Farkas <lfarkas@mindmaker.hu> writes:
> 
> [...]
> 
> | > I'd rather not remove the function, since a) it can be useful, and b)
> | > I suspect people are already using it.
> |
> | this is true for all sgi extension too, and since they are moved to
> | different namespace the same problem come up with them too...
> 
> The problem for those extensions moved to <ext/xxx> is less acute that
> this one -- here we have a member function, whereas in the former, the
> users just need to adjust (almost automatically) headers.

and use different namespace!!! which is not so simple for those who are
not used to "using namespace std;" (which is IMHO a bad thing). they
have to rewrite it everywhere:-(((

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  Levente                               "Si vis pacem para bellum!"



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