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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-10-27 22:18:01

At 11:47 PM 10/26/02, Joel de Guzman wrote:
>Once, we thought about doing a morse code to ascii converter
>using expression templates and *EXTREME* abuse of
>operator overloading. This should raise some eyebrows, for sure.
>std::cout << --*---**--*-*-- morse << std::endl;
>... di-dit-da-daat-dat-dat-ly-yrs,

Wonderful! Not only for Boost, but I'll bet CUJ or Dr. Dobb's would run an
article on it for their April issues.

Now if you lexical_cast from Roman numerals to Morse code, the US Patent
office might give you a patent. It isn't quite as good as a perpetual
motion machine, but it comes close.


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