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From: Kevlin Henney (kevlin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-12-12 17:09:25

In message <3A350AE6.BA8E6157_at_[hidden]>, Thomas Matelich
<sosedada_at_[hidden]> writes
>One concern I have is that while popular among the real world, the only
>place I know of in the standard where there is a debug version of
>something is in assert. Is this a path that we should be going down?

IMHO, no.

>1) Rename to Boost Conversion Library for compatibility with future
>functionality that sounds quite interesting (unless alot of people
>really hate this idea).


>2) Implement BOOST_NO_STRINGSTREAM for lexical_cast.


>3) Add documentation as to reasons why lexical_cast uses copy rather
>than const reference.

I think this is a more general conversions issue as the rationale also
applies to numeric_cast.


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