From: Steven Watanabe (steven_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-29 21:45:51
Matthias Schabel <boost <at> schabel-family.org> writes:
> > I could certainly live with that, though I'd prefer something that
> > sounds a little more ... dangerous. :)
> I prefer quantity_reinterpret_cast myself - more time to think while
> you're typing...
I don't think the name matters from a safety
perspective. How likely is someone to accidently
use a cast, especially if it only has a single
meaning? Also, extracting the value type is,
IMO, safer than static_cast and const_cast because
those can produce a value that is incorrect to
use at all.