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Subject: Re: [boost] Official warnings policy?
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-12 11:48:08

Peter Dimov wrote:
> Stewart, Robert wrote:
> >
> > The test tests that Variant produces a warning?
> The test tests whether an int can be assigned to a variant, one
> of whose types is a short. It should produce a warning; in this
> context, this is a feature. User code that does the same should
> also produce a warning. This is what warnings are for.

Shouldn't the test confirm that an int can be assigned to a short in a variant and that the resulting short has the same value as when the same int is assigned to a short not in a variant? That test need not produce a warning because comparing the results from the two assignments proves or disproves the behavior of variant.

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

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