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From: Keith Burton (kb_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-04-01 04:17:51

Jonathan Turkanis wrote:
> It seems to me that in some cases developers will be able to reason
> that based on the numerators and denominators of the instances of
> rationals they explicitly construct and the type and number of
> operations they need to perform, no overflow will occur if they use,
> say, rational<int>. In some cases, they will reason incorrectly; this
> is the type of logic error which might be usefully signaled using
> assertions.
I hope you meant using exceptions as it is not possible to test all
possible inputs to the calculations

Keith Burton

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