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Re: operands to min and max must have the same type...


On Mar  4, 2003, Benjamin Kosnik <bkoz at redhat dot com> wrote:

> -	ptrdiff_t new_size = std::max(2 * old_size, ptrdiff_t(1));
> +	ptrdiff_t new_size = std::max(ptrdiff_t (2 * old_size), ptrdiff_t (1));


> Should be:

> ptrdiff_t new_size = std::max(static_cast<ptrdiff_t>(2 * old_size), ptrdiff_t (1));

Err...  I don't understand.  Why must one of them be a static_cast
while the other is ok as a functional cast?  Are conventions like this
documented anywhere?

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