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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src/test/rename apapi.h
Date Tue, 07 Apr 1998 17:04:37 GMT
Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> The purpose of the prefix is to add some measure of uniqueness to
> the symbol set, not to differentiate between classes of functions.

The purpose of the existing ap_ and os_ prefixes are, in fact, to
differentiate between classes of functions. By all means, come up with a
prefix purely for namespace purposes, but don't steal an existing one.
That's just being a pain.


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