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From: Jens Maurer (Jens.Maurer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2001-10-27 11:16:20

Kevlin Henney wrote:
> I think this is an excellent suggestion. What are Booster preferences
> from the following possibilities:
> (1) Add specific throws:
> (a) Not at all.
> (b) Distinguished by initialiser string.
> (c) Distinguished by enum.
> (d) Both (b) and (c).

(f) different exception types, all derived from a common base
(named bad_lexical_cast for backwards-compatibility with existing
catch clauses).

> (2) Add type information details:
> (a) Not at all.
> (b) In exception result string.
> (c) As attributes to represent the type_info of the source and target.
> (d) Both (b) and (c).

At least (c), (d) is probably not really necessary, but might be
nice to have anyway.

Jens Maurer

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