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Subject: Re: [boost] [optional] Suggestion for adding an optional_number class
From: degski (degski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-23 04:09:09

On 21 July 2017 at 10:47, Viktor Sehr via Boost <boost_at_[hidden]>

> I'd like to make a suggestion for adding an optional class for number
> types, called optional_number, where the max value of the number type is
> utilized as the uninitalized value.

What problem are you trying to solve?

> - Can be assigned to any value except the max value


- Throws if assigned the numeric_limits<T>::max

Seems to me the poison is worse than the disease.


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