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C++ Coding Standard

Rule:  ERR#002

This rule is Obsolete
Synopsis:Constructors of types thrown as exceptions shall not themselves throw exceptions
Severity Level:1
Category:Error Handling


Constructors of _EXC types, [STY#023], shall never throw an exception. These types are usually constructed as a temporary object in a throw expression. When this construction throws an exception, the intended exception will not be thrown anymore.

Literature References:
ISC++ Rec 12.6