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Subject: Re: [boost] [system][filesystem v3] Question abouterror_code arguments
From: Stewart, Robert (Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-28 10:59:01

Gottlob Frege wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 8:47 AM, Stewart, Robert
> <Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > In Boost, lacking any coding guidelines for error handling,
> > you can expect different libraries to follow different
> > philosophies. In the C++ standard, you should expect
> > consistency throughout.
> Since Boost attempts to be "possibly standard", I suppose we should
> attempt to be consistent?

That's certainly laudable, but it requires someone to create a coding guideline and for there to be sufficiently broad acceptance of it.

Rob Stewart robert.stewart_at_[hidden]
Software Engineer, Core Software using std::disclaimer;
Susquehanna International Group, LLP

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