Is "Out of Memory" a recoverable error?

Leandro Lucarella llucax at
Fri Dec 5 15:26:36 PST 2008

Walter Bright, el  5 de diciembre a las 15:05 me escribiste:
> Sean Kelly wrote:
> >I disagree.  D is a systems app and so should not require termination on
> >any error.  The distinction to me is that Errors require special handling
> >if recovery is to be attempted, while it's often safe (if bad practice) to
> >simply log Exceptions and soldier on.  That isn't to say that it's always
> >possible (and certainly not always advisable) to recover from an Error,
> >but I think that decision should be left up to the user.
> If we go down that path, then nothrow functions can never allocate memory.

Maybe they shouldn't (and if this is true, maybe there is too little use
for nothrow :S)

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