Subject: Re: [boost] conversion, cast.hpp (Was: [modularization] Recommendations)
From: Edward Diener (eldiener_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-06-08 17:36:36
On 6/8/2014 1:58 PM, Antony Polukhin wrote:
> 2014-06-08 18:51 GMT+04:00 Peter Dimov <lists_at_[hidden]>:
>> Antony Polukhin wrote:
>> This does not look right. polymorpic_cast and polymotphic_downcast do not
>>> look like they belong to Numeric. They do not deal with numbers at all.
>> The proposal is:
>> - move the polymorphic casts into their own header, in conversion,
>> - move boost/cast.hpp, which is now
>> #include <boost/implicit_cast.hpp>
>> #include <boost/polymorphic_cast.hpp>
>> #include <boost/numeric/conversion/cast.hpp>
>> into numeric/conversion, pending deprecation.
> This looks reasonable.
> BTW what about the new Conversion library (was it accepted?)? If it was
> accepted, then it will add a lot of dependencies and it would be better to
> separate it from the old conversion library.
The new library, called Convert ( not Conversion ), was accepted.
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