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From: Brian McNamara (lorgon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-04-12 10:23:52

On Tue, Apr 13, 2004 at 12:26:35AM +1000, Thorsten Ottosen wrote:
> I think I have found a safe way to bind a temporary to a const reference
> and cast away the constness.
> This means that a temporary can be passed (relatively) safely to an
> algorithm with a prototype like
> Comments are welcome.

Cute use of compile-time ambiguity to ensure that you don't try to
mutate const objects.

Offhand it seems like it is "safe", in the sense of
lifetime-of-the-temporary issues.

What's an example use-case? I don't recall ever needing/wanting this.

-Brian McNamara (lorgon_at_[hidden])

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