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From: Daniel James (daniel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-15 05:42:06

David Abrahams wrote:
> Daniel James <daniel_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>but it still doesn't work in strict mode. I guess because it relies on
>>an implicit cast from int to the type, but I'm not sure. I don't fully
>>understand why the operators library works and this doesn't.
> Because those friend functions can only be found via ADL, and
> naturally ADL doesn't look in the namespaces of classes to which the
> arguments can be implicitly converted.

Well that's embarassingly simple. Thanks for that.

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