the cast mess

Christopher Wright dhasenan at
Mon May 18 16:10:41 PDT 2009

grauzone wrote:
> The worst thing about the current cast(T) operator is that it easily 
> allows reinterpret cast. This is SO NOT SAFE! Especially with arrays, it 
> doesn't do something what the user expects. It's a hidden reinterpret 
> cast. This really should be changed.

I use this functionality in a few places. However, there are several 
other ways of doing it.

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