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From: Thomas Matelich (sosedada_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-06-05 12:09:41

Jens Maurer wrote:

> At the start of the year 2000, there was a suggestion
> for a stream_cast.
> I have now extensively used the concept (more precisely, a
> re-implementation of the concept) in some software which needs
> to do some partially structured text I/O. I would like to
> second Steve Cleary's idea to have an exception-throwing
> variant of stream_cast (naming suggestion: stream_cast_ex)
> so that conversion errors are not silently ignored.
> stream_cast is really useful.
> Can we please have it officially added?

In MSVC 6, sp3, I'm getting an error in numeric_cast about the min and max
macro. Obviously, I need to undefine them, I was just wondering if this is
something that should be built into config.hpp somehow?

Thomas O Matelich
Senior Software Designer
Zetec, Inc.

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