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Subject: [boost] Please stay on-topic (was: C++ and quality of software)
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-28 09:31:50

This discussion is really not relevant to Boost, is it?

At Mon, 25 Jan 2010 14:28:34 -0800, Peter Foelsche wrote:
> "Marshall Clow" <mclow.lists_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> > Exceptions
> > â–¶ We do not use C++ exceptions.
> >
> > Run-Time Type Information (RTTI)
> > â–¶ We do not use Run Time Type Information (RTTI).
> I think this is an embarrasement for google.
> Didn't they claim to hire only very good people?
> I would not want to work under these conditions.
> If there is again some security hole due to a buffer overflow,
> such an institution could claim, that software using fixed-sized-buffers
> would not get their stamp of approval.
> And that the customer should be looking and asking for this stamp of
> approval when buying software.
> How many fixed sized buffers are in the main OSs?

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