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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-01-06 13:23:12

----- Original Message -----
From: "Beman Dawes" <beman_at_[hidden]>

> At 09:12 AM 12/11/2000 -0800, Thomas Matelich wrote:
> >My official recommendation for Boost Cast Library is that it be
> >accepted. Here is my list of changes to make:
> >
> >Version 1:
> >
> >1) Rename to Boost Conversion Library for compatibility with future
> >functionality that sounds quite interesting (unless alot of people
> >really hate this idea).
> Done.

Well, I'm just one person, but I never liked this idea. What's the
difference between conversion and casting? Well, nothing, except that
casting is sooo much more specific. Casting deals with type conversion. Are
we planning on handing unit (e.g. lengths/monetary) conversion in this same
library? What about religious conversion ;-) ?


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