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Subject: Re: [boost] [GSoC] coerce (previously construe_cast)
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-04 13:05:08

> > Due to an internship I haven't been able to get much done on this
> > project lately. I would still very much like to see this through and
> > because of this I would like to propose this as a GSoC project. There
> > is quite a bit to be done to get this to the level expected from a
> > potential boost library, however I believe I can get it in a state
> > where it can be reviewed within the timespan set for the GSoC.
> >
> > The request for feedback stands, and please be expecting my proposal!
> This seems like a very reasonable GSOC project assuming that somebody is
> willing to act as a mentor.

I'd be willing to mentor this one (and frankly, I'd prefer to mentor this
over the other project I said I would).

> Out of curiosity, have you thought about how the compile-time benefits of
> this library will interact with user-defined literals (a C++0x feature).
> I'm not saying that there is some kind of relationship. I just suspect
> that there might be some overlapping use cases. If you're going to submit
> a proposal, I think it would be worthwhile to add some discussion to this
> affect.


Regards Hartmut

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