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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-11-22 14:26:54

From: "David B. Held" <dheld_at_[hidden]>
> Peter Dimov wrote:
> > My answer is that specifying the precise semantics of what() for every
> > documented exception type is a necessary prerequisite. (Implies that
> > the standard needs to be fixed, too.)
> Would it be worthwhile to define a different member function (possibly
> in a std::exception-derived boost_exception) that returns the precisely
> specified key that you desire (rather than changing the requirements for
> what())?

What _are_ the requirements for what()?

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