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Subject: Re: [boost] [lexical_cast] A suggestion
From: Alexander Nasonov (alnsn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-13 11:21:44

Vladimir Batov <batov <at>> writes:

> int value = boost::lexical_cast(some-string, -1);
> if (value == -1) conversion failed.

I know that you know this but lexical_cast was designed to be
constistent with {static,const,reinterpret}_cast<Target>(source).

It doesn't have to be named lexical_cast. Most likely you're converting
from a string, you could name it from_string or something similar.


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