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From: Mattias Flodin (flodin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-25 04:05:20

On Sat, May 25, 2002 at 10:27:05AM +0200, Thomas Witt wrote:
> > since
> > trying to do a lexical cast between two "non-lexical" types is rather
> > nonsensical. Either you cast from text, to text, or both.
> I strongly disagree. Conceptually lexical_cast converts between types that
> have a textual representation, in c++ speak have suitable operator>><<
> overloads. Implicit conversion are a different concept.

Just out of curiousity, can you give any examples of where
such usage would be meaningful?

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