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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost and exceptions
From: Dave Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-24 10:13:59

on Sun Jun 24 2012, Emil Dotchevski <> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> The the more you pick at Emil's design and the more I check your
>> arguments, the more impressed I am with the care he took. I may be
>> misunderstanding, but IIUC, the "problem" that he "fixed" was that his
>> change caused already-unsupported misuses of boost::throw_exception to
>> stop compiling. It's arguable that those misuses *should* be flagged
>> with compiler errors.
> No, those were good compiler errors.

I don't know what you mean by "good" here.

> The problem I caused was because I made what I thought was a reasonable
> assumption: that people who enable exception handling won't disable RTTI

Ah, that is a different issue than the one I supposed it to be.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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