Subject: Re: [boost] asio library
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-27 12:52:27
Peter Foelsche wrote:
> "Olaf van der Spek" <olafvdspek_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> >> What is the use of the socket object created in the first line?
> > Doesn't the third line use it?
> The point is that there must be always something following
> this statement --
> by itself it does not make any sense. Thus this code could have been
> combined with any possible following code.
Two-stage construction is a common, if somewhat awkward idiom. I can imagine -- but don't know -- that this was done to give the option of not getting exceptions when they aren't wanted, though I know you find that disturbing.
Perhaps the constructor can be overloaded to allow both approaches?
Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP http://www.sig.com
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