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Subject: Re: [std-proposals] Allowing access to object representations
From: Tjernstrom, Staffan (Staffan.Tjernstrom_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-08-02 12:18:43

... I am sure most of us remember how in the early 2000s most C++ programmers did not care whether their code had UB but were instead adhering to a sort of unofficial standard where e.g., something like dereferencing a null pointer would be illegal, but violating strict aliasing is A-OK....

We have to maintain very large code-bases built upon this edifice. Not only do we need a solution, we need one that can be mechanically implemented.


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