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From: Hillel Y. Sims (hsims_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-09-30 10:24:06

"David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > especially if you are trying to
> > write safe portable code (besides, they could be implemented as
> "really-C++"
> > exceptions on a given platform too).
> In that case, try/catch would be fine.

Agreed, if they have accessible C++ typenames. However, in the case that you
cannot access the exception by its C++ typename from your user/library code
(because the OS keeps it hidden for some reason; this would simulate
essentially the same effect as non-C++ SEH-exceptions), then you'd only be
able to use catch(...).


Hillel Y. Sims
FactSet Research Systems
hsims AT

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