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Subject: Re: [boost] lexical_cast optimization
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-03 12:51:22


David Abrahams wrote:
> Someone was asking me today about the inefficiency of lexical_cast for
> its common itoa/atoi-like usage, and it occurred to me that it could
> *easily* be optimized to handle the common cases by dispatching to
> itoa/atoi ftoa/atof where available, and even sprintf. Seems like a
> great idea to me.

I think that lexical_cast already does something similar.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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