Subject: Re: [boost] hex/unhex()?
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-03 01:39:29
On Jun 2, 2012, at 12:32 PM, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 12:19 AM, Marshall Clow <mclow.lists_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On Nov 1, 2011, at 1:09 PM, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
>>> Does Boost have hex/unhex() that support std::string?
>>> I can't find them and I think they'd be quite handy to have.
>> Committed in revision 77138
> Thanks. Got some questions though:
> What if input type is like range<char*> (and you'd like output type to
> be std::string)?
> I think output type and input type shouldn't be required to be equal.
They don't have to be equal.
hex ( <range>, std::back_inserter (s));
> Should hex output be upper case or lower case? c++0x suggests lower case. :p
> Shouldn't hex_decode_error derive from std::runtime_error?
Yes, it probably should.
> Wouldn't it be simpler to only provide the range-based variant and
> require C strings and iterator pairs to be wrapped in a range?
Easier to use, I think not.
Marshall Clow Idio Software <mailto:mclow.lists_at_[hidden]>
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