...one of the most highly
regarded and expertly designed C++ library projects in the
world. — Herb Sutter and Andrei
The Conversion Library improves program safety and clarity by performing otherwise messy conversions. It includes cast-style function templates designed to complement the C++ Standard's built-in casts.
To reduce coupling, particularly to standard library IOStreams, the Boost Conversion Library is supplied by several headers:
intrepresented as a
string, or vice-versa.
Revised June 23, 2005
Copyright 2001 Beman Dawes. Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0. (See accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at http://www.boost.org/LICENSE_1_0.txt)