From: Jens Maurer (Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-08-23 14:39:15
> A user of my big_int implementation asked me if
> I could add implicit conversion to less precise integral types.
> since this is offered also buy built-in integers.
That rather means it's a bug with the built-in integers
that you can implicitly cast a long to an int. You shouldn't.
> This implicit conversion, however, is an unsafe operation,
> so I am not sure whether it should be offered.
It should not. You're doing an unsafe operation, so you
should request that explicitly.
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