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From: Sohail Somani (s.somani_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-08-15 17:47:02

> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-users-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-users-bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of
> David Abrahams
> Sent: Monday, August 15, 2005 2:55 PM
> To: boost-users_at_[hidden]
> Subject: Re: [Boost-users] [BULK] Re: [range] From 1.33.0
> gives newwarningvs 1.32
> Thorsten, the difference is in fragility over time with
> maintenance. That's why the compiler issues the warning. Any
> decent beginner's book on C++ will advise you to eschew all
> casts, and prefer the new-style ones. Do you really need to
> have the fundamentals of good
> C++ programming practice explained?
> Incidentally, if you find that the proper C++ construct is
> "less portable. somehow." you should use BOOST_WORKAROUND to
> isolate the compiler for which it fails to work, if only so
> that the reason for the workaround is documented.

I thought the same thing but my name isnt Dave Abrahams and I don't have
an important email address. Doh.

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