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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-01 17:06:23

Roland Schwarz <roland.schwarz_at_[hidden]> writes:

>>I think I'd come down on the other side: this isn't a minor change, it's a
>>complete change of semantics and we should be very careful about such a
>>change. With most of the compilers I use an uncaught exception thrown from
>>a user thread will terminate the application, which may be what you want, or
>>it may not: but it sure is drastic! You can always trap uncaught exceptions
>>yourself and call abort (or whatever) if that's what you want. The debugger
>>I use will also let you trap all thrown exceptions if that's what you want,
>>whether they all do that I don't know.
> I hope you didn't see this as beeing offensive.

No harm, no foul.

Dave Abrahams
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