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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-24 11:33:18

Gennaro Prota <gennaro_prota_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On Sun, 23 Mar 2003 13:26:04 -0500, David Abrahams
> <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>>That sounds right. Would you like to post a proposed replacement (or
>>patch) for the page as written which addresses your points?
> You embarrass me.


> I think the page is ok as long as you don't say
> "during" stack unwinding; also I would prefer "could exit via an
> exception" rather than "could throw". More-or-less:
> "Don't embed a std::string object or any other data member or base
> class whose copy constructor could exit via an exception. That could
> lead you straight from the point of throw to std::terminate()"
> Maybe you can also add an exclamation point as a pinch of sound
> intimidation :-)

I'm just too busy at the moment to make the edits, which is why I
suggested you post a replacement. Often you'll find problems with
suggested changes when viewed in context. Send me a replacement
privately if you like.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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