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Subject: Re: [boost] New Boost.XInt Library, request preliminary review
From: DE (satan66613_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-01 12:13:57

on 01.04.2010 at 4:10
 Chad Nelson wrote :
>> i vote for quiet NaN since operations are throwing already by default
>> but actually the original design was sane too
>> for example
>> xint::integer i;
>> while ((i = foo())==NaN) //doing some important work
>> ask_user_what_to_do(); //failed! worth it to try again?
>> i think this is conscious [...]

> If you mean, you think it was a conscious decision on my part: yes,
> you're right. That's how I intended it to be used.
my point was that the use case described in the example seems to be
perfectly conscious

our views on this library appear to be curiously close...

if you notice a grammar mistake or weird phrasing in my message
please point it out

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