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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-07-18 14:47:50

"Emil Dotchevski" <emildotchevski_at_[hidden]> writes:

> You seem to be replacing the sequence of catch-es (which is order-specific),
> with overloading (which isn't). The order is important, because in a way
> each catch is a more generic fallback for the previous ones.

Personally I would prefer it if handlers automatically got the same
order as would be provided by overload resolution. It's almost always
a mistake to write

  catch(Base&) { ... }
  catch(Derived&) { ... }

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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