Discussion Thread: DIP 1042--ProtoObject--Community Review Round 1

Dukc ajieskola at gmail.com
Thu Jan 13 17:46:49 UTC 2022

On Tuesday, 11 January 2022 at 06:25:34 UTC, Rumbu wrote:
> Comparing strings for example can discover invalid unicode 
> characters, why nothrow?

OTOH you can just just return whatever then. Comparing enums or 
floating points also does not throw if they are invalid. If you 
want to provide a throwing variant you can, if you call it 
something else than `cmp`.

> Comparing timestamps may need reading the current time zone, 
> why pure?

Badly designed class, if. The timezone info ought to be already 
in the stamps when comparing.

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