From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-08-07 05:51:19
From: "Victor A. Wagner, Jr." <vawjr_at_[hidden]>
> >We can special case thread<void> to terminate on exceptions, of course,
> >a consistent specification would be better.
> thread<nothrow> ?? (a poor attempt at levity)
The more I think of it, the more I like the thread<void> special case. It is
logical: when you ask for a thread that returns a value, this implies that
you will join() that thread. When you use thread<void>, you don't care about
the return value.
This allows users to choose the exception handling policy in a natural way
(often requested) without resorting to the...
> maybe it should be a policy
... "We don't know how to design it, so we'll leave the design to you! Don't
you feel empowered?" method.
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