Boost lexical_cast Performance

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I just found this interesting:

I wonder what happened to coerce_cast and I wonder why lexical_cast falls behind on floating point conversions... Aside from that, it makes sense to start trying to make lexical_cast a de facto in even the most basic of conversions.
I wonder what happened to coerce_cast

Are you referring to boost::coerce? It was someone's GSoC project to use boost.spirit as the backend for lexical_cast. I don't think it ever left the sandbox:
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