Thoughts on __gnu_cxx

Benjamin Kosnik bkoz@redhat.com
Fri Jan 25 21:26:00 GMT 2002


> I have the opposite opinion, given recent discussions on how things
> like hash_map<> (and friends) are crypling discussions about future
> directions of the standard library, I prefer to give extensions names
> that make their states non ambiguous.  

Agreed! The recent work to clearly mark extensions is a real feather in 
the cap of the GNU implementation, I think. Hopefully time will reach a 
similar verdict.

I suggest people check out the lib reflector...

I think namespace aliasing makes this less of an issue, but am still 
interested in what others think.

-benjamin



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