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Subject: Re: [boost] [system][filesystem v3] Question about error_code arguments
From: Marshall Clow (mclow.lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-26 18:42:32

On Oct 26, 2009, at 3:32 PM, Peter Foelsche wrote:
> "Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> wrote in message news:a61d44020910200815kedf3976t6e96a67e2f453271_at_[hidden]
> ...
>> A POSIX sub-group is looking at C++ bindings for POSIX.
>> They are talking about a filesystem library binding at least loosely
>> based on Boost.System, Boost.Filesystem, and C++ TR2.
>> In looking at
>> ,
>> "Library Support for Hybrid Error Handling (Rev 2)", they are
>> concerned about specifying hybrid error handling like this:
> What is the sense of a C++ interface, which does not throw on error?
> I think meanwhile (this is 2009) we should be over the "I hate C++
> Exception Handling" thinking.

Well said.
Thank you.

-- Marshall

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