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Re: [std-proposals] set_new_handler extension

From: Phil Bouchard <boost_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2023 12:50:59 -0500
On 2/12/23 12:44, Jens Maurer wrote:
> On 12/02/2023 18.38, Phil Bouchard via Std-Proposals wrote:
>> On 2/12/23 12:34, Thiago Macieira wrote:
>>> On Sunday, 12 February 2023 09:31:09 PST Phil Bouchard wrote:
>>>>> In other words, you've already solved your problem without any need to
>>>>> change the standard. What else is left?
>>>> That solution is only temporary because who knows is Google plans to
>>>> maintain TC Malloc forever?
>>> What does that have to do with the C++ standard? What if Microsoft stops
>>> maintaining Windows? What if the C++ committee decides to close up shop?
>> Well isn't the goal of having ISO standards to make not only
>> maintainable applications but perfectly robust as well?
> The goal of the ISO C++ standard is primarily to enable portability of
> applications between one implementation (compiler, linker, hardware etc)
> and another.

It's clearly more than that. All the abstraction efforts with or without
Boost community's help I think is pretty good. One of my favorite being
parallel loops:

Good job on that one.

> Beyond that, different people in the committee have different opinions
> what is in-scope for that portability goal and what isn't.
> Oh, and I don't know what you mean by "perfectly robust".

Perfectly robust means to drop cybersecurity issues related to memory
allocation issues which is currently 70% down to 0% just by using the
cutting edge standards.

> Jens

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Received on 2023-02-12 17:51:01