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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] string convert
From: Vicente BOTET (vicente.botet_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-05 13:41:23


are we discussing here a generic interface from type-to-type or one that uses an intermediary stream to make the conversion?

If it is the first I could accept names as convert_cast or convert_to. If it is the second, I don't think it is appropriated to use this generic form and something in the name must recall this feature. lexical_cast is used for exactly this purpose and the name is appropriated. How could we rename the Boost.Convert library? Boost.StreamConvert? and the operations?


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