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From: David Abrahams (abrahams_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-02-13 18:56:21

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jens Maurer" <Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden]>

> This looks interesting. However, I believe we should consider
> this only after having initially released the boost test library
> and after someone actually writing tests comes up with a need for
> it. Usually, I'd expect the ex.what() string to be sufficiently
> descriptive. Except for some standard library implementations where
> std::bad_alloc::what() is always the empty string. But we do handle
> all standard exceptions explicitly already, so that point is moot.

Some libraries will put different text than you'd expect there. For
example, when the SGI std::bitset throws out_of_range, the string is


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