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Subject: Re: [boost] [lexical cast] Performance improvements
From: Vicente BOTET (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-05 01:31:11

> Message du 05/04/11 04:13
> De : "Gruenke, Matt"
> A : boost_at_[hidden]
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> Objet : Re: [boost] [lexical cast] Performance improvements
> >From Vicente BOTET, on Mon 4/4/2011 5:59 PM:
> > I think that it is better to improve my library that is there to manage with any conversion, and let lexical cast do what it did originally.
> >
> > Let me know what do you think.
> It didn't sound like he change the behavior of lexical_cast<>(), at all. I am very much in favor of these optimizations going in, since I have a large amount of code which uses lexical_cast<>().
> I really don't see what this has to do with your library. IMO, if its existence hinges on some fairly straight-forward optimizations going into lexical_cast<>(), that should raise some serious questions.

You are right. There is no reason to don't make these optimizations in lexical_cast if the behavior is not changed. I guess there are enough test to cover the functionality.


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