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Subject: Re: [boost] suggestion on assertion macros
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-13 14:34:47

On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 2:43 AM, Andrzej Krzemienski <akrzemi1_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> This is a good addition to assertions, but once we decide that we are
> improving assertions, there is much more that needs an improvement.
> Most of them are listed in the thread on Contract++ library (proposed
> for Boost) that you are already referring to. But let me list the
> potential improvements here.

Why don't we leave assertions alone? Anything you do to "improve" them
makes them more tolerable which makes them something other than

Assertions should print a message and exit. OK a smack to the head
would also be an improvement but that's about as far as I'd go. :)

Emil Dotchevski
Reverge Studios, Inc.

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