[Development] qsizetype

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at qt.io
Thu Mar 9 09:14:46 CET 2023

On 08.03.23 15:30, Ahmad Samir wrote:
> So, named casts (static_cast) are better in such cases, as searching for 
> them in source code is much easier than searching for:
> - int(foo)
> - (int)foo
> - (int)(foo)

In which situation would you want to search for all casts in a piece of source 
code? Without the use of a semantic grep tool?

I wouldn't like the extra noise of a static_cast when a constructor call 
would suffice. Obviously, C-style casts should be avoided (in headers, 
IIRC, they're caught by headerscheck).


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