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Section: 22.214.171.124 [res.on.functions] Status: C++11 Submitter: Alisdair Meredith Opened: 2009-03-11 Last modified: 2016-02-10
Priority: Not Prioritized
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Addresses UK 179
According to the 4th bullet there is a problem if "if any replacement function or handler function or destructor operation throws an exception". There should be no problem throwing exceptions so long as they are caught within the function.
[ Batavia (2009-05): ]
The phrasing "throws an exception" is commonly used elsewhere to mean "throws or propagates an exception." Move to Open pending a possible more general resolution.
[ 2009-07 Frankfurt: ]
Replace "propagates" in the proposed resolution with the phrase "exits via" and move to Ready.
Change the 4th bullet of 126.96.36.199 [res.on.functions], p2:
- if any replacement function or handler function or destructor operation
throwsan exception, unless specifically allowed in the applicable Required behavior: paragraph.