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From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-08-04 15:04:26


Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> Also, I am not necessarily advocating strong exception guarantee. I
> would be fine if the semantics of operator= were such that it may
> leave the object in a particular unusual state. The problem is that as
> it is now, it may leave the object in a seemingly OK state.
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In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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