From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-17 15:21:03
"Peter Dimov" <pdimov_at_[hidden]> writes:
> * The default constructor and reset() will not throw; default-constructed
> shared_ptr (and weak_ptr) instances will have an unspecified use_count().
> * shared_*_cast will be renamed to sp_*_cast.
Why? Without rationale, this seems like a gratuitous change,
especailly since "sp" doesn't mean much to me.
> * use_count_is_zero will be renamed to bad_weak_ptr.
Why? Is a weak_ptr that doesn't refer to anything "bad"?
In the standard, at least, "bad_cast" refers to an operation, rather
than an object.
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