From: David Abrahams (david.abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-02 11:44:45
From: "Douglas Gregor" <gregod_at_[hidden]>
> > My only problem with the "variant_" prefix is that we're talking about
> > introducing a class template called variant, but also about making this
> > general-purpose function which applies to all kinds of different types.
> > think that's confusing at best.
> > -Dave
> That's reason enough for me. Let variant have its variant_cast, and use
> another name for the general-purpose mechanism. 'extract' is fine by me:
> close enough if we agree to all the subtyping mumbo-jumbo I just was
> on about, but still reasonable if/when the subtyping argument doesn't
Cool, I'm happy ;-)
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