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Subject: Re: [boost] [review][beast] Review of Beast starts today : July 1 - July 10
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-01 18:32:52

On Sat, Jul 1, 2017 at 7:46 AM, Niall Douglas via Boost <
boost_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> There are lots of end users who would like to
> speak HTTP without enabling C++ exceptions for cultural or safety
> validation reasons: embedded devices, IoT, games, medical devices etc.

You forgot to mention "unpredictability" of exceptions. :)

Also, there is no error handling in games.

> Beast is not useful to any of those use cases if it insists on ASIO and
> throws exceptions, neither of which are necessary nor make for a better
> HTTP utilities library.

They're certainly not necessary for users who don't need robust error

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