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On Tue, 18 Aug 1998, Nathan Myers wrote: > Ryszard Kabatek wrote: > > > The libstdc++-v3 implementation of the standard exception > > classes <stdexcept> differs from the previous release. > > Now the what_arg is stored in a character array, no more in > > a string object. This is the implementation from SGI's STL. > > > > The SGI's string class does not use a reference counting, > > but the libstdc++ does. For this reason the old implementation, > > with a string, should be better for v3. > > The decision about how to represent these exception objects > is not settled. The v3 release will include both string > implementations. Should the release also include both > stdexcept implementions? Maybe. > > Nathan Myers > email@example.com > Do we need two std::string implementations? Ryszard Kabatek Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg Department of Physical Chemistry Geusaer Str. 88, 06217 Merseburg, Germany Tel. +49 3461 46 2487 Fax. +49 3461 46 2129 e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org