What anyone thinks of me is none of my business.
Me fail English? That’s unpossible.
|--Ralph Wiggum, The Simpsons|
Most presentation conventions in the book are self-evident, so I’ll just touch on those that warrant a little explanation.
The fonts and capitalization scheme discriminates between the following types of things in the body text: API (e.g., the glob API),
code, Concept (e.g., the shim concept),
<headername.hpp>, Library (e.g., the ACE library),
/usr/include), Pattern (e.g., the Façade pattern), Principle (e.g., the Principle of Least Surprise), shim (e.g., the get_ptr shim). Code listings use the following conventions:
// In namespace namespace_name ...