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Subject: Re: [boost] [system][filesystem v3] Question abouterror_code arguments
From: Gottlob Frege (gottlobfrege_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-28 11:06:19

On Wed, Oct 28, 2009 at 10:59 AM, Stewart, Robert
<Robert.Stewart_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> 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.

"Aye, there's the rub." - Scotty, Star Trek.

I mean, that Shakespeare guy, from "To be or not to be..." but said in
a Scotty (James Doohan) voice in my head.


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