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Subject: Re: [boost] Checking interest in to_string functions
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-30 13:13:29

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 6:54 PM, Stewart, Robert <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I think it is reasonable to capture to_string() as a standard, extrinsic function template that returns a std::string from T.  Each T must supply a specialization that does the right thing, of course,

I was expecting it to be a wrapper around lexical_cast.

> stoi(), stoll(), stof(), stod() seem less useful, though providing a portable C++03 implementation wouldn't be bad.

Don't those functions require std::string as input? I'd be nice to
have generic variants.


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