Konstantin Osipov wrote:
> * Øystein Grøvlen <Oystein.Grovlen@stripped> [09/05/22 21:05]:
>> The way I have understood it from discussions in the re-engineering
>> team, I am not going to transfer ownership of data from Item to Value.
>> So far, Value objects are just used for return values that can easily
>> converted to other types.
> Could you please explain with an example how it is going to be
> easier with your patch?
What will become easier is to add new basic types to the item type
system. E.g., to introduce timestamp as a separate type. With the
current design that would mean adding val_timestamp methods to hundreds
of classes. With the Value methods, a new Value::to_timestamp() method
is all that is needed.