[v3] PATCH: PR 20599 (variadic templates, take two) (4/4)

Joe Buck Joe.Buck@synopsys.COM
Wed Sep 20 19:22:00 GMT 2006


On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 09:01:54PM +0200, Paolo Carlini wrote:
> Gennaro Prota wrote:
> 
> >is this in an included file? You don't want to open an unnamed
> >namespace there.
> > 
> >
> just to relax a bit, I want to remark once more (in public this time) 
> how this english construct sounds strange to the italian ears: we 
> associate *wanting* ("volere") to what one spontaneously wants, likes. 
> Then the weirdness: the above sounds as if you are in the process of 
> deciding what exactly Doug wants! No, either Doug "must", "has to", or 
> otherwise free will!! ;)

It's really the same in English, though this is an increasingly common
idiom; the implication is more like "I'm sure you didn't intend this",
or "if you understood the consequences you would not want this".



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