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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-13 14:53:35

At 09:01 PM 6/9/2003, Dave Gomboc wrote:

>> Instead of dropping elements when the buffer is full, we might also
>> consider waiting or throwing a failure.
>I consider "dropping elements" to be surprising behaviour. If there's no
>policy stuff, then either decide that it will throw, or leave what
>to be implementation-defined.

Let's avoid implementation-defined behavior in Boost libraries unless there
is some really pressing rationale. When behavior may vary between
implementations, it creates both portability and security problems.


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