[webkit-dev] Style guide should mention that we don't use anonymous namespace

Darin Adler darin at apple.com
Wed Oct 19 16:00:19 PDT 2011

On Oct 19, 2011, at 3:58 PM, Ryosuke Niwa wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 3:51 PM, Darin Adler <darin at apple.com> wrote:
>>>  How about classes that are only used in one cpp file? Should we be wrapping those in an anonymous namespace?
>> I’d suggest not wrapping them in an anonymous namespace. Debugging tools work better when classes have unique names.
> Has this been a convention we use?

I’m not sure how to answer that. I have not used anonymous namespaces in any WebKit code I contributed, and the first case of doing so that I recall was when Adam Barth used some in the HTML parser work.

    -- Darin

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