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From: Jesse Jones (jesjones_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-12-10 18:06:39

>>If I'm doing a cast that should *never* fail then I don't want to
>>throw. All that will do is bloat my exe with extra entries in the
>>exception tables and screw over the optimizer.
>In which case, I think the macro check I posted is the tool for the job,
>and not a raw numeric_cast.

It seems I shot my mouth off without reading the code you posted
carefully enough. I agree that something like that would solve my
problem. Actually now that I think about it an even classier way to
handle this is with an overload that has a nothrow_t as the second
argument. Although this would be a bit ugly to do now with the way the
code is factored...

  -- Jesse

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