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Subject: Re: [boost] Old style casts and Boost style guidelines
From: Jon Biggar (jon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-13 20:10:41

Peter Dimov wrote:
>> I wanted to get rid of all old-style casts in my application, so I
>> turned on -Wold-style-cast in gcc and found a whole bunch of old-style
>> casts in boost headers.
> ...
>> ../../../boost/detail/sp_convertible.hpp:48: warning: use of old-style
>> cast
> (Y*)0 is so much nicer than static_cast< Y* >( 0 )... :-/

True, but most of the stuff in boost headers is write-once.

Jon Biggar

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