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Subject: Re: [std-proposals] Operator for reference casting
From: Thiago Macieira (thiago_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-01-16 17:32:50


On Saturday, 16 January 2021 09:27:05 PST Jason McKesson via Std-Proposals
wrote:
> My understanding is that one of the problems of `std::forward` is that
> heavy usage of it actually impacts compile times, to the point where
> some libraries just do the whole `static_cast` bit directly. So it's
> not *just* a matter of verbosity.

What's stopping compilers from fixing this? One has to assume that once lexed,
there's no reason for it to not apply the same fast implementation to
std::forward as it would to static_cast.

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