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Subject: Re: [isocpp-lib-ext] std::colony name brainstorming
From: Nathan Myers (ncm_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-02-13 15:04:27


On 2/13/21 12:18 PM, Ville Voutilainen via Lib-Ext wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Feb 2021 at 22:09, Nathan Myers via Lib-Ext
> <lib-ext_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I reproduce the final paragraph here:
>> It's not a good look to be stuck on a name that is really
>> no better than dozens of others. After it has been pulled
>> into the Standard is the time to get attached.
>
> The minor problem with that lofty declaration is that it
> makes the assumption that someone's attached to a name
> that's no better than dozens of others. That assumption
> is without merit.

You miss the key word, again. The key word was "stuck".
To be stuck on one name is to come ill-equipped to the
topic, having already tied both hands behind your back.


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