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Section: 19.11.2 [util.smartptr.weak.bad] Status: C++17 Submitter: Jonathan Wakely Opened: 2014-03-27 Last modified: 2017-08-01
Priority: Not Prioritized
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[util.smartptr.weakptr] p2 requires bad_weak_ptr to return precisely the string "bad_weak_ptr".There was general agreement on the reflector and at the Issaquah meeting that this is over-constrained and implementation should be free to return something more descriptive if desired. The proposed resolution makes bad_weak_ptr consistent with other exception types such as bad_alloc and bad_cast. If accepted, the P/R for issue 2233, which currently uses similar wording to bad_weak_ptr, could be updated appropriately.
[2014-03-27 Library reflector vote]
The issue has been identified as Tentatively Ready based on six votes in favour.
This wording is relative to N3936.
-2- Postconditions: what() returns