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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-04-05 21:19:50

At 05:52 PM 4/3/2002, Jan Langer wrote:

>>I also added this to the Wiki page on Lexical Cast for the next time

>this comes up....
>although the archive seems to handle some threads incorrectly, i read
>through the mentioned messages and there are several requests for
>simple change and there are no serious concerns. the only question is
>whether to make it a new function to_string or to specialize
>lexical_cast for std::string.
>so why isn't it done?
>is there more need for discussion or is there no one who wants to do
>the actual work? or does it need a formal review ;-) ?

I've started to pester Kevlin Henney. If he isn't going to work on
lexical_cast issues, we ought to let someone else have a go at them.

But there are tricky issues involved, so I hope anyone working on a
proposal will run it by Kevlin for his opinion.


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