Moving C++ bindings in gmpxx.h into a namespace

Gabriel Dos Reis gdr at
Mon Jul 1 07:55:08 CEST 2013

On Sat, Jun 29, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Sam Varshavchik <mrsam at> wrote:
> Is there any interest in moving all the C++ bindings into their own
> namespace, say gnu::mp?

We need a cost/benefit analysis.

What do we gain compared to the massive amount of existing code
that is sure to break?  (I don't see the point of having to liter my
code with either 'using namespace gmp' or 'gmp::' just to get the
existing working code work again.)

-- Gaby

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