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Subject: Re: [boost] Any real-world need for static_cast_iterator, const_cast_iterator, dynamic_cast_iterator?
From: Scott McMurray ([hidden])
Date: 2009-02-03 11:51:35

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 01:30, Nigel Stewart <nigels_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> In addition to the specialised adaptors in the boost iterator
> library, does it make any sense to add:
> static_cast_iterator
> const_cast_iterator
> dynamic_cast_iterator
> ...iterator adaptors providing embedded static_cast<>, const_cast<>
> or dynamic_cast<> when dereferencing? (Rather than just throwing
> them straight on the scrap heap...)

It seems like they would just be transform_iterator with
ll_whichever_cast. Is providing them separately worth it?

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