[PATCH] rtl::OUString to OUString and some questions

David Tardon dtardon at redhat.com
Sun Oct 28 23:12:35 PDT 2012


On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 11:57:48AM +0200, Lubos Lunak wrote:
> On Saturday 13 of October 2012, oger000 wrote:
> > Preface: I am a novice in many things.
> >
> > To get familiar with the stringclasses I chose the "rtl namespace prefix
> > removal" because I have seen some patches of this kind on the mailinglist.
> >
> > My questions:
> >
> > 1) I did not find background info - at least not at
> > <https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/Development/String_Classes> why the
> > removing of the "rtl::" namespace prefix is preferable.
> >
> > Any pointers? - or is it more a cosmetic cleanup?
>  Yes, it is more of a cosmetic cleanup - the classes are already in practice 
> namespaced by the O prefix and so not explicitly adding the rtl:: prefix is 
> avoiding the nuisance of the extra writing and also, since these are very 
> commonly uses classes, makes the code more readable.

Well, I do not agree with this, but I do not really care, except one
thing: could we at least change _all_ public headers at once, please?
Recompilation of half of the project because of a meaningless change in
some module's headers is a bother.


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