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From: Alexander Nasonov (alnsn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-02 03:49:49

Preston A. Elder wrote:
> Not entirely true ;)
> Its consistent with iostream, but not DEFAULT iostream - only iostream
> with increased precision. One can accept the same behavior as iostream
> as not a bug only when they don't have to manipulate iostream (ie.
> increase precision) to reveal said bug.

lexical_cast should not lose digits, for example

lexical_cast<string>(1.0000001) == 1.0000001;


cout << 1.0000001;

prints 1.

It's more important use case.

Alexander Nasonov
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