Subject: Re: [boost] [review] status of Boost.Conversion?
From: Krzysztof Czainski (1czajnik_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-28 06:52:52
2012/6/28 Gordon Woodhull <gordon_at_[hidden]>
> Hi Nathan,
> On Jun 22, 2012, at 9:34 PM, Nathan Ridge <zeratul976_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >>> I am wondering, what is the status of the Boost.Conversion library?
> >> are you interested on the library? the review status?
> > I am interested in the library.
> I am sorry it has taken such a ridiculously long time to file a report.
> I don't think it's any secret that the library is rejected, the core
> problem being that there is no universal conversion domain, so a mechanism
> relying on template specialization and overloaded functions was found to be
> > At the moment I am particularly interested
> > in the ptime <--> chrono conversions (there isn't functionality for that
> > elsewhere in Boost, is there?), but the library as a whole seems
> > interesting and useful.
> I agree that the idea of the library is interesting and useful.
> I suggest that Vicente might publish these individual conversion routines
> as plain old functions (or functors) in the Chrono source, while we wait
> for some acceptable general-purpose framework to plug them into for a nice
> generic interface.
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