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Subject: Re: [boost] Formal Review Request: Boost.String.Convert
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-18 10:18:20

On Wednesday, February 18, 2009 10:11 AM
Scott McMurray wrote:
> >
> I'm just not convinced that convert(-1) tells me that I should be
> getting a std::string. I think it's equally (if not more) plausible
> that it should be some internationalizable string, be it std::wstring,
> std::u8string, or what.

It doesn't. I contend that should be convert(s, -1), where s is a std::string, or convert<std::string>(-1). Other, more verbose spellings are possible, of course.

> too, to avoid copyage (though rvalue refs may help with that).

Now you're just going to confuse Vladimir by fabricating words. ;-)

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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