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Subject: Re: [boost] [review] string convert
From: Barend Gehrels (barend_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-05-05 13:54:08

On 5-5-2011 19:50, Matthew Chambers wrote:
> On 5/5/2011 12:45 PM, Stewart, Robert wrote:
>> Vicente BOTET wrote:
>>> are we discussing here a generic interface from type-to-type or
>>> one that uses an intermediary stream to make the conversion?
>> I've been considering it the former. Why does using a stream to make
>> the conversion affect that?
> Same here. And lexical_cast may be reimplemented with optimized
> type-to-type specializations. Nothing in the name requires it to be
> type-to-stream-to-type.

I fully agree with type-to-type conversions.

Regards, Barend

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