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A new proposal, new key-word definition for dynamic, run-time type-cast operations

From: Jaroslav Moravec <j.moravec.email_at_[hidden]>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 14:44:50 +0200 (CEST)
New proposal, version 2.


The C++ language is here for more that 36 years and is still under
development. Sometimes, C++ borrows some ideas from other programming
languages, sometimes works on its own way. Presented proposal try to
introduce a new type of basic variable which would be capable to hold a type
of a variable or a type of a class or a struct. This variable should be
capable to define target new type in type-cast operations such us: static_
cast or dynamic_cast etc. Both at running time and at compilation time. Type
of a variable or a class/struct is usually given by its unique name. Thus,
the new basic variable should contain a string – the name of basic datatype
or a type of user defined datatype. This name is then used in the type-cast
operation at running time. The target type is, of course, well known at
compilation time.

Received on 2021-07-13 07:45:17