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BOOST_VMD_ASSERT_IS_NUMBER — Asserts that the sequence is a number.


// In header: <boost/vmd/assert_is_number.hpp>



The macro checks that the parameter is a number. If it is not a number, it forces a compiler error.

The macro normally checks for a number only in debug mode. However an end-user can force the macro to check or not check by defining the macro BOOST_VMD_ASSERT_DATA to 1 or 0 respectively.

sequence = a possible number.

returns  = Normally the macro returns nothing. 

           If the sequence is a number, nothing is 
           For VC++, because there is no sure way of forcing  
           a compiler error from within a macro without producing
           output, if the sequence is not a number the 
           macro forces a compiler error by outputting invalid C++.
           For all other compilers a compiler error is forced 
           without producing output if the sequence is not a