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Subject: Re: [boost] lexical_cast optimization
From: Darren Garvey (darren.garvey_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-03 13:04:34

2008/12/3 David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>

> 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.
> Thoughts?

You may find the following interesting:

I'd quite like to know if Johan got these changes into the library. Any news
on this?


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