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From: Paul A Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-05-09 13:25:01


>-----Original Message-----
>From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
>[mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of Jody Hagins
>Sent: 09 May 2007 18:01
>To: boost_at_[hidden]
>Subject: Re: [boost] [HEAD] lexical_cast<int8_t>("127") bug?
>On Tue, 8 May 2007 22:48:19 -0700
>"Gregory Dai" <gregory.dai_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Nope, it's tempting to do "nice" thing, but again let's leave it at
>> that (see above), and close the subject.

>Just because IOstreams does it that way, does not mean it is
>correct for
>lexical_cast<>... Simply leaving it at that, and closing the subject
>does not seem like a good idea either...

For what little it is worth, I agree with this.

Documenting the 'pit' is the absolute minimum, but I think other suggestions are MUCH better.


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