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From: Michiel Salters (michiel.salters_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-07-16 08:06:20

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On Behalf Of Jason
> Sent: vrijdag 16 juli 2004 11:03
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: [boost] lexical_cast reviewed
> #include <sstream>
> using namespace std;

> class lexical_cast {
> public:
> template <typename Source> lexical_cast( const Source & source ) {
> ss << source;
> }
> template <typename Target> operator Target() {
> Target target;
> ss >> target;
> return target;
> }
> private:
> stringstream ss;
> };

Not really lexical_cast, but useful nevertheless. Perhaps we could call it
lexical_auto_cast. It could be more efficient to store a string instead, but

I'm not sure.

Michiel Salters

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