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From: Alexander Nasonov (alnsn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-04 14:23:18

Daniel Wessl?n wrote:
> Yes, I think it should be accepted.

> I think it should be applied to lexical_cast as previously suggested,
> and if it is already included with the distribution for that purpose
> then making it a public interface does little harm while making a useful
> feature easily accessible for others to use, who would otherwise
> probably not bother or think to implement it.

I'm going to post a suggestion about splitting lexical_cast into inlined
public function and non-inline imlementation. Code size can be optimized
even without applying integral_promotion.

> > - What is your evaluation of the documentation?
> Minimal but sufficient. The examples could use some tweaking - "int
> const" is always used as the example of a type that isn't promoted,
> while none of the promoted types are cv-qualified. I would rather see a
> plain "int" as non-promoted and "short const" -> "int const". This to
> demonstrate that cv-qualifiers are kept and to take a way a possible
> first-glance impression that const inhibits promotion.

Good point.

Alexander Nasonov

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