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Subject: Re: [isocpp-lib-ext] std::colony name brainstorming
From: Ville Voutilainen (ville.voutilainen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-02-13 15:17:31


On Sat, 13 Feb 2021 at 23:05, Nathan Myers via Lib-Ext
<lib-ext_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> 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.

You're describing situations that are not actually occurring.
There are, however, attempts to move forward with this facility
instead of continuing this discussion until the end of time, and those
attempts will most likely happen in the form of proposals with rationale.


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