Date: 2002-01-14 10:19:01
Author: bdawes (bdawes_at_[hidden]) at unix,mime
Date: 13/01/02 16:39
>The extreme case occurs when there are so many calls to legacy functions
>taking raw pointers that use of shared_ptr::get() makes the code
>unreadable. That's when the ability to enable implicit conversion may be
>worthwhile, even though dangerous.
Personally, I got so badly burnt with implicit pointer conversions in the
early 90's that I'd rather write wrapper functions to the legacy code than
use implicit pointer conversions - no matter how much work it was.
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