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From: Greg Colvin (gcolvin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-02-08 12:27:54

Valentin presented a nice generic set of do_*_cast functions,
which I thought he was going to submit soon.

----- Original Message -----
From: Miki Jovanovic <miki_at_[hidden]>
To: <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Tuesday, February 08, 2000 10:15 AM
Subject: [boost] Re: dynamic_cast for shared_ptr

> "kevlin henney" <kevlin.henne-_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > This seems quite involved compared with the one posted on this list a
> few
> > weeks ago:
> Oh, I did not know about the earlier thread. My code is an instance
> method, so it is a sort of assignment operator, and does not produce
> temporary results. But those are just details. Why don't we just pick
> one version and put it into boost? Whatever form we chose, I for one
> find this very useful functionality, and since Mark Borgerding
> implemented something similar (or almost identical), it certainly seems
> that there is more of us who want this functionality.
> Cheers,
> Miki Jovanovic.

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