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Subject: Re: [std-proposals] Allowing access to object representations
From: Language Lawyer (language.lawyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-08-17 14:16:02

> I am probably missing something here, but can't we solve this in C++20 by doing a std::bit_cast<std::byte[sizeof(T)]>?

std::bless<std::byte[sizeof(T)]> (or how it is currently named), when it is added to the standard, will kinda allow accessing object representation without introducing very non-trivial changes to the C++ memory and object model.

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