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From: Kevlin Henney (kevlin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-12-04 10:07:13

In message <90gaij+44ch_at_[hidden]>, d.frey_at_[hidden] writes
>--- In boost_at_[hidden], Kevlin Henney <kevlin_at_c...> wrote:
>> I think all of this seems to suggest retaining the status quo: pass
>> by copy rather than pass by const reference. Given that this
>> involves no change to the code, I am happy with that :-)
>And as the one who suggested using a const reference, I think it would
>be nice to include the reasons for pass by copy in the documentation.
>Or the same dicussion will start again in several month :)

Yes, good point :-) I think that perhaps design decisions and rationale
common to all the cast operators could/should be factored into a common
document, rather than duplicate in each.


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