Re: [OT] Re: [gtkmm] Re: pthreads with gtk/gtkmm

>On Wed, Feb 19, 2003 at 08:35:35AM -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
>> however, that paper, like stroustroup, focuses on static_cast<> to do
>> class navigation between parents and children, and it is in this spirit
>> that i limit my use of static_cast<> to such situations.
>pp.130 Stroustrup:
>"The static_cast operator converts between related types such as one
>pointer type to another, an enumeration to an integral type, or a
>floating-point type to an integral type. The reinterpret_cast handles
>conversions between unrelated types such as an integer to a pointer."
>I would have thought that makes it's fairly clear that you should use
>static_cast for a void * -> Class * cast. ie. one pointer type to

it does indeed. its too bad that the index says:

   static_cast 159
     dynamic_cast and 413

bad indexing is the root of many evils.

thanks for the "definitive" quote.


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