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Subject: Re: [boost] [boost::endian] Request for comments/interest
From: Tomas Puverle (tomas.puverle_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-06-01 12:07:33

> An API with only from and to functions doesn't preclude it, but it does make
it less efficient.

That was the intent of my response.

> Indeed, I'm suggesting a larger interface because I'm including your interface
and adding more. The
> result is three categories of functions, ignoring overloads:
> from<X>()
> to<X>()
> swap<X_to_Y>()
> That's not complicated or confusing, is it?

Ok. I was on the verge of yielding to the "to" and "from" syntax in my previous

That would satisfy your concerns, correct?

> I agree that is a better approach. You might consider adding the reverse
choices for completeness: "Y_from_X."

Sure, will do.

Again, thanks for the feedback.


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