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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-01-02 12:49:50

Jeremy Maitin-Shepard <jbms_at_[hidden]> writes:

> The behavior of rehash in the case that an exception is thrown by the
> hash function is not specified in the proposal. In this
> implementation, if an exception is thrown by a hash function during a
> rehash operation, the hash table is cleared. This appears to be better
> behavior than leaving the container in state where it contains an
> arbitrary set of elements.

Why is that better? It seems overconstrained to me.

Dave Abrahams
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