Subject: Re: [boost] Boost and exceptions
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-21 19:16:19
On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 4:56 PM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 10:12 AM, Robert Ramey <ramey_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >> a) boost::throw_exception would be deprecated. (not changed)
> > I'm yet to see a problem identified with boost::throw_exception, in
> > terms
> > of anything at all -- speed, space, build times, whatever.
Yes. That. :)
> > Removing functionality from a function breaks code. What is the pain
> > you want to alleviate, that justifies deprecation?
> the pain would be miniscule. it would result in a trivial compile
> error which would take only a couple of minutes to fix. To me
> this is a small price to pay to address that the problem with
> gratuitous dependency extension. I realize you (and others)
> don't see this is a problem - we just have to agree to disagree on this.
Oh, you can disagree, but this does not warrant an action, much less an
action that breaks code. For that, you need facts rather than rhetoric and
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