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Subject: Re: [boost] [convert] Boost.Convert Library Review
From: Hartmut Kaiser (hartmut.kaiser_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-02 13:30:36

> So I'd favour accepting Boost.Convert, but being prepared to fairly
> quickly deprecate/supersede it in favour of
> * A new version of lexical_cast which does take more arguments.
> and/or
> * a really slick version using Spirit (GSoC project?).

FWIW, I'm going to mentor such a GSoC project this year: Finalizing Coerce -
a conversion library on top of Boost.Spirit (the student is Jeroen Habraken
a.k.a VeXocide). I believe this will give us the functionality you're
looking for.

Regards Hartmut

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