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Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Third release is ready, requesting preliminary review
From: vicente.botet (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-05-03 15:32:13

----- Original Message -----
From: "DE" <satan66613_at_[hidden]>
To: "vicente.botet" <boost_at_[hidden]>
Sent: Monday, May 03, 2010 7:52 PM
Subject: Re: [boost] [xint] Third release is ready,requesting preliminary review

> on 03.05.2010 at 21:39
> vicente.botet wrote :
>>> If they weren't defined, could generic code work with them? The GCC
>>> specialization for the int type includes all of the members, even the
>>> ones that are only applicable to floating-point values, so I did too.
>> How generic code could work if the returned values are not
>> applicable, not significant. I would prefer a compile error than a runtime error.
>> ...
> std::numeric_limits comes from C++ standard
> so you must consult the standard to figure out why is
> std::numeric_limits designed the way it is

I don't think I have said nothing that merits this answer.
I know perfectly how std::numeric_limits is designed. I'm just saying that if XInt defines
std::numeric_limits<boost::xint::integer>::max() as 0,
no generic code can make use of this.

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