Wed Aug 19 01:15:00 GMT 1998
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
Do we need two std::string implementations?
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