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Subject: Re: [boost] float_mem_cast
From: Paul A. Bristow (pbristow_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-06-01 08:29:39

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]
> Behalf Of Steven Watanabe
> Sent: 26 May 2009 21:26
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [boost] float_mem_cast
> Steven Ross wrote:
> > My samples use the typecast because it's necessary when sorting on a
> > floating point key that isn't identical to the data type (such as key
> > data sorting); should they use it from the detail namespace? If that's
> > reasonable, then I'll move it.
> >
> Nevermind what I said. I didn't understand that users would need to
> call the function.
> Just leave it in spreadsort.hpp.

This would indeed seem to quite widely useful - but if you just leave it
there, how will anyone find it?

It really would be much more useful and discoverable with some docs and
tests however minor, even if it stays in spreadsort.hpp?


Paul A. Bristow
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