[C++-sig] Re: implicitly_convertible

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Mon Feb 2 23:37:18 CET 2004

"aashish" <aashish at vrac.iastate.edu> writes:

> Hi, 
> This might be a very simple question but I am wondering when I should use 
> implicitly_convertible as I found that in certain cases the coversion from
> Python type to C++ type is possible without using it. 

implicitly_convertible isn't there just to enable Python->C++
conversions.  Many built-in conversions work automatically.

if there exists a conversion from  Python type P -> C++ type C 


will enable a conversion from Python type P -> C++ type D 

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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