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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-20 16:50:08

Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> The bigger issue is whether or not Boost should have a usual way of
> defining error exceptions thrown by Boost libraries

Probably not; std::exception works well enough.

> with raise() being one of the issues to be dealt with.

Definitely not. That's not a Boost-exception-specific issue.

> >and that boost libraries throw such exceptions *only* by calling
> >.raise(): i.e. never with a throw expression directly in the user
> >code.
> I'm not sure if what we need is a class, a concept, or just some
> documentation.
> But it does seem that individual Boosters have figured out
> (presumably better) ways to handle some aspects of reporting error
> exceptions. Would anyone be interested in trying to refine that
> vague feeling into something specific?

I don't know what the problem is yet.

                       David Abrahams
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