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Subject: Re: [boost] [Review:Algorithms] Order of args to clamp
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-26 07:02:20

On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 8:30 AM, Christian Holmquist
<c.holmquist_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Sometimes types unfortunately have implicit conversion, and if the compiler
> finds them (I guess that what's common_type deduces?),I might end up with a
> bogus expression that unfortunately compiles.

Could you give a concrete example (with 3 type clamp)?

> Since std::min/max takes one type (for good reasons), I don't see why clamp
> all of a sudden should be different.

What are those good reasons?


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