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Avoid exception specifications

By Mark W. Kaelin Editor ·
Ignore the books and avoid exception specifications:

The June 11, C++ TechMail suggests the use of exception specifications should be avoided. Do you agree? Tells us why or why not.

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Totally agree

by spi In reply to Avoid exception specifica ...

Up to me, there is more than performance reasons to avoid exceptions specifications: in a complex and multi-library-based application, exceptions specifications are incredibly complex to define. So complex that, actually, single/simple "root exception class" has to be used... everywhere!

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