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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-28 18:47:41

on Mon Jul 28 2008, "Emil Dotchevski" <> wrote:

> Any opinions on adding a new category in libs/libraries.htm, Error
> Reporting, containing static_assert and the exception lib?

I have a small objection. Or maybe not-so-small.

Assertions are for precondition violations -- they detect programming
errors. Exceptions are for failure to satisfy postconditions. They're
really very different.

If we are going to group these things under a single category, I'd like
it if the name were more clear about its scope. I have several ideas
but none is definitively better...

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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