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Subject: Re: [boost] [conversion] Motivation for two NEW generic conver_to and assign_to functions
From: Jeffrey Bosboom (jbosboom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-26 17:04:38

Stewart, Robert wrote:
> I fail to understand why
> convert_to(b, type_tag<A>())
> is acceptable and
> convert_to<A>(b)
> is not in any circumstance.

For what it's worth, I strongly prefer the syntax of the latter -- it
works just like the built-in new-style casts and boost::lexical_cast.

--Jeffrey Bosboom

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