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Subject: Re: [boost] Library proposal: binconst, constant of the binary form.
From: Mathias Gaunard (mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-01-15 07:14:11

TaeKyeong Wang wrote:
> C++ programmers want to input a constant of the binary form, like
> following. But, this is illegal in C++ world.
> unsigned char value = 0b10001010;
> There are some solutions of this lack. But, I can't find the gratifying answer.
> This proposal has following features.
> - whether digits is binary form
> - whether digits is octal or decimal of binary form
> - range of input octal or decimal number detection
> - output value is absolutely constant, no charge of resource
> (code, memory) at a run-time

Why not make it more generic and support any base?

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