[petsc-dev] Moar namespacing

Jed Brown jedbrown at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Aug 27 17:50:08 CDT 2012

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 5:45 PM, Barry Smith <bsmith at mcs.anl.gov> wrote:

> Does Fortran2008 have Vec Mat etc also as  keywords?

No, but maybe in the next release..

>    If you are going to change IS -> PetscIS then you should change every
> stinking non-name-spaced thing in PETSc and boy Matt will be happy. Doesn't
> this change require PETSc 4.0?   Note we'll also need to rename all current
> names in PETSc that are more than 26 char long since adding PETSc will make
> them too long.

That's one thing C++ did right: allowing longer identifiers.
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