From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-09 15:19:16
"Rainer Deyke" <rainerd_at_[hidden]> writes:
> Brock Peabody wrote:
>> (5) If variant can be singular you will need an additional case for
>> each variant and possibly turn many compile-time errors into run-time
>> This is a fact too.
> While trivially true, I doubt this is actually important in real code. If a
> variant operation that only provides the basic guarantee throws, the state
> of the variant is "valid" but undefined.
Not undefined, but unspecified. There's a big difference.
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