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Subject: Re: [boost] [scope_exit] can MSVC lambdas capture data members?
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-03-16 13:59:07

on Fri Mar 16 2012, Mathias Gaunard <> wrote:

> On 16/03/12 03:42, Alexander Nasonov wrote:
>> If we assume that the new standard is immutable, then you reasoning
>> makes perfect sense. However, what if it was an oversight by the
>> standard committee? 'this' is not a local variable, after all. If they
>> allowed a special case for this, they could also allow data members.
> It is not an oversight, and is this way on purpose.

That may be, but it is considered a mistake by at least a few of us on
the commitee, and we've discussed ways to rectify it.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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