Subject: Re: [boost] Boost and exceptions
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-24 18:17:22
On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 7:13 AM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> on Sun Jun 24 2012, Emil Dotchevski <emildotchevski-AT-gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> >> 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.
I mean the compile error that the current boost::throw_exception induces if
the type of the passed object doesn't derive from std::exception is good,
even though it "broke" non-conforming libraries.
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