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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 22, 2013

RSART- namespace support

MISRA C++ rule 7-2-1 and our company's coding standards require us to keep everything outside of main from the global namespace.

RSART needs to do something other rational products do: allow some namespace sterotype to be optionally applied to packages (make packages mean something) and carry that through into the code generation engine.

If source (sub)directories need (RSART implementation) to be aligned with namespace concept that would probably be a good (serendipitous) enhancement as well.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 33877
RFE Product Rational Software Architect Real Time Edition
  • Admin
    Osman Burucu
    Jan 19, 2024

    As part of the review process, we strive to be transparent about our intentions with each enhancement suggestion.

    This idea is either outdated or has been implemented in one of the versions. Please check with latest version (V 12.0 at the time of writing)

    The offering team has carefully reviewed this idea and has decided that it does not fit into our current plans, so the idea will be closed. The idea will be kept in IBM's ideas repository and may still be voted on. It might be reassessed or reopened for additional feedback in the future. We value your feedback and thank you for allowing us the privilege of partnering with you in developing our products.

  • Guest
    Sep 24, 2015

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - WebSphere
    Product family - Application Platform
    Product - Software Architect Real Time Edition

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Rational
    Product family - Design & development
    Product - Software Architect Real Time Edition

  • Guest
    May 20, 2013

    Uncommitted candidate

  • Guest
    Apr 26, 2013

    I very much agree that support for namespaces would be useful. For example, it will allow you to use shorter and more readable names in the model since risk for name clashes are much reduced.
    We have received this RFE from more than one customer, and have analyzed its impact. Unfortunately this is not something that is quickly done.
    Also, for backwards compatibility reasons we need to still support the use of packages that do not translate into namespaces. We will continue to investigate this area, but it will not be implemented in the near future.