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From: Robert Zeh (razeh_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-07-02 15:02:04

Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> writes:
[ much elided]
> I believe the most general way to address this situation is to use:
> catch(...)
> which will catch all otherwise uncaught exceptions. So I didn't consider this a reason
> for using std::exception. It did not occur to me to check what the rest of boost uses.
> I looked carefully at what std::exception provides and found nothing that was helpful
> in my case. If there is a good reason for always using std::exception, I would be
> very interested in hearing it.

I can do two things I catch std::exception instead of ...
        1) I can log the type of exception thrown.
        2) I can log the results of invoking what() on the exception.

Robert Zeh

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