From: Dave Harris (brangdon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-09 17:36:18
stewart_at_[hidden] (Rob Stewart) wrote (abridged):
> The whole point behind the names selected for the new-style casts
> was to make things more verbose.
Yes. And as a result, I know some people still sometimes use old-style
casts entirely because they are shorter.
I can see mine is a minority view, so now that I've made my plea I'll shut
> Note that it can be written as follows when not casting to a
> different pointer type:
> boost::shared_ptr<Widget> p(boost::shared_ptr_cast(new Widget));
Thanks, that helps.
-- Dave Harris, Nottingham, UK
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