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Subject: Re: [boost] [string_ref] Feature requests
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-29 11:18:50

On Sat, Dec 29, 2012 at 3:33 PM, Daniel James <dnljms_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Easy conversion to std::basic_string. There's a C++11 explicit string
> operator, but that isn't much good for portable code. Something like a
> 'string' or 'to_string' member would do the trick.

Wouldn't non-member to_string make more sense?
For a member function str() seems more consistent with existing names.


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