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Subject: Re: [boost] [convert] Boost.Convert Library Review
From: Gordon Woodhull (gordon_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-02 13:13:08

On May 2, 2011, at 1:01 PM, "Stewart, Robert" <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> Note that performance concerns are out of scope of
>> Boost.Convert.
> Why?

Because the author chose not to address them. It's not a more efficient alternative. It's just a more powerful (if wacky) interface.

I'm certainly not saying that it's not an important concern! Performance is the main reason I don't use lexical_cast more.

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