Re: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #6700: Exceptionless lexical_cast

Subject: Re: [Boost-bugs] [Boost C++ Libraries] #6700: Exceptionless lexical_cast
From: Boost C++ Libraries (noreply_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-07 19:49:28

#6700: Exceptionless lexical_cast
  Reporter: Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek@…> | Owner: apolukhin
      Type: Feature Requests | Status: closed
 Milestone: To Be Determined | Component: lexical_cast
   Version: Boost 1.48.0 | Severity: Problem
Resolution: wontfix | Keywords:

Comment (by apolukhin):

 Replying to [comment:2 Olaf van der Spek <olafvdspek@…>]:
> I'm not asking for a variant that doesn't throw at all, just asking for
 a variant that doesn't throw itself.
> If some other code throws, that's ok.

 I like the idea of try_lexical_cast, but only if it provides strong
 exception guarantee. Otherwise it may obfuscate users and is not as useful
 as function with strong exception guarantee.

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