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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] string convert
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-04 13:24:16

Barend Gehrels wrote:
> On 4-5-2011 16:33, Stewart, Robert wrote:
> > Barend Gehrels wrote:
> >
> >> optional<int> i ... (similar as other one with optional)
> > I presume you mean the following, but why?
> >
> > optional<int> i = convert_cast
> > <
> > optional<int>
> > , throw_even_though_i_specified_a_failback_
> > >(s, 17);
> >
> Good question - I included it because it was in the original
> list of Gordon, but I actually also wonder what is the
> specific usage of this function.

I think you misunderstood one of the use cases. See my reply to Gordon.

> > The only other one I haven't commented on is the
> > pair<bool,int> version. It shouldn't require a second
> > argument.
> You mean the pair<bool,...> is redudant because there is also
> the version with optional. I agree.

No, I mean the second argument should be supported but optional (overloading is fine).

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer using std::disclaimer;
Dev Tools & Components
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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