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From: Emil Dotchevski (emil_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-28 19:14:43

On Mon, Jul 28, 2008 at 3:47 PM, David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.

Since we don't have a category for detecting and reporting failures,
it seems a good idea to create one. I'm all for a better name for it,
of course.

The problem is that the exception lib doesn't belong in any of the
existing categories, except maybe the Miscellaneous category. :)

Emil Dotchevski
Reverge Studios, Inc.

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