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From: Jason Hise (chaos_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-21 15:59:24

David Abrahams wrote:

>"Asger Mangaard" <tmb_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>When writing code that *could* access a zero pointer, should one do the
>>1. Nothing
>>2. assert
>>3. Exception. In that case which one?
>>My guess would be 1 since an access violation exception will be thrown any
>>way (on VC++ at least), but now I'm not sure?
>This isn't really a Boost/library design question, is it? Maybe you
>should try comp.lang.c++ or comp.lang.c++.moderated.
Well, it may have relevance with regard to smart pointers provided by
boost libraries. Should the way this situation is handled in boost
libraries be standardized / has it been already?


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