From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-10-30 09:00:25
Bronek Kozicki wrote:
> Wynand Winterbach <wynand_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> I agree that the exception reason must be codified into the type
>> It is a bit of work to code like this, but I for one find it a lot
>> to understand the code (provided that proper names are given to
> why don't we just make *small* hierarchy of exceptions, all derived
> from "socket_error" derived from "std::runtime_error" ?
What does the user gain from this?
> I hope that
> main LWG objection was agains large number of exception classes, and
> I feel that 20 might be bit too many. Here "too many" means : it
> might be difficult
> to define (and use correctly) them, assuming each exception class has
> different meaning.
I don't really understand what you mean.
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