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Subject: Re: [boost] [lexical-cast] version of lexical_cast in 1.46.1 is quite older than in trunk
From: Matthew Chambers (matt.chambers42_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-01 12:27:24

On 1/18/2010 8:37 AM, Alexander Nasonov wrote:
> I'm afraid it's too late to change lexical_cast, it's already in the next standard.

I didn't bother checking the truth of this since I only pay attention to what's in the next standard
when it's out. :)


On 4/1/2011 7:14 AM, Beman Dawes wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 11:58 AM, Matthew Chambers
> <matt.chambers42_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> ... I don't care that TR1's
>> std::lexical_cast will differ in implementation. That's not a sound argument
>> for letting boost::lexical_cast fester, especially when there is so much
>> room for improvement. In other words, how many things in boost have
>> equivalently named entities in std? How many of them do the exact same thing
>> vs. do it better?
> Could you explain? There isn't any "TR1 std::lexical_cast", AFAIK.
> --Beman

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