Subject: Re: [boost] [lexical_cast] A suggestion
From: Alexander Nasonov (alnsn_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-06 11:03:31
Alexander Nasonov <alnsn <at> yandex.ru> writes:
> lexical_cast< optional<int> >("x").get_value_or(-1);
> It's not conceptually correct but we already have an exception for
> handling spaces in strings. I should think about making one more
> exception for optional<T>. Though, the inliner is not short,
> not sure people will like it.
I can confirm that this is Kevlin's prefered option.
See for example this discussion:
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