[RFC] libstdc++/5734

Gabriel Dos Reis gdr@codesourcery.com
Wed Feb 20 08:50:00 GMT 2002


Levente Farkas <lfarkas@mindmaker.hu> writes:

| 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!!!

I think it was intended that <ext/xxx> should bring them into std::
via using-declaration. No?

| they have to rewrite it everywhere:-(((

No, they should not.

-- Gaby



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