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Subject: Re: [boost] [string_ref] Feature requests
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-12-30 18:33:57

On Dec 30, 2012, at 1:37 AM, Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> On 29/12/12 15:33, Daniel James 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.
> Why not make string_ref implicitly convertible when in C++03?

Because it's an expensive conversion.

-- Marshall

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