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Re: [ub] [c++std-core-23844] Re: unions and undefined behavior

From: Howard Hinnant <howard.hinnant_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 19:24:48 -0400
On Jul 24, 2013, at 6:32 PM, Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Howard Hinnant <howard.hinnant_at_[hidden]> writes:
> [...]
> | > Does that make sense?
> |
> | Absolutely makes sense. And if we had a clean slate to work with,
> | that's exactly what I would recommend.
> At the risk of beating a dead horse, back in 1997, Valentin Bonnard
> reported this issue. It was quickly classified as a NAD -- for reasons
> that puzzled us on the AFNOR group at the time. But yes, we had a
> cleaner slate then than we do now.

That must've been just before we started the current form of the LWG issues list. Shame, I would've liked to have read the issue. I checked here:


but didn't see it.

I like to follow the history & evolution of our decisions, and sometimes I learn things from it.


Received on 2013-07-25 01:24:52