From: Daryle Walker (darylew_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-09-27 18:12:40
on 9/27/01 8:46 AM, Robin at darkaurora_at_[hidden] wrote:
> Also, throwing an exception when a lexical_cast fails is not always
> ideal. Why not overload it to return a return code? Something like
> template <typename Target, typename Source>
> bool lexical_cast( Target &target, const Source &src )
> std::stringstream ss;
> if ( !( ss << src) || !( ss >> target) || !( ss >> std::ws).eof() )
> return false;
> return true;
But then it wouldn't look like the other C++ casts.
> PS:I found a similiar discussion Nov 2000 but the issue seems
> unresolved. So what is the status?
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