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Subject: Re: [boost] Old style casts and Boost style guidelines
From: Gennaro Prota (gennaro.prota_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-14 14:31:30

Jon Biggar wrote:
> Gennaro Prota wrote:
>> Jon Biggar wrote:
>> Speaking in general --not about the specific usages spotted here by
>> gcc, which I haven't examined-- there are some cases where C-style
>> casts can't do any harm,
> Other than perhaps to encouraging code written in a modern-style. :)

You're right: under some authors' interpretation of "modern" that's a
harm :-)

>> For the rest,
>> I think you're seeing the hair and not the beam, so to speak.
> It's hard to find the beam in my own code when I need to sift through
> all that hair from the boost headers. :)

I wasn't talking about your code, of course.


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