[rust-dev] Defined, precisely defined, and undefined

Nathan Myers ncm at cantrip.org
Wed Jan 1 02:06:42 PST 2014

On 12/31/2013 01:41 PM, Patrick Walton wrote:
> On 12/31/13 1:33 PM, Nathan Myers wrote:
>> The possibility of precisely defining the behavior of a bounded
>> channel in all circumstances is what makes it suitable as a
>> first-class primitive.
> Unbounded channels have defined behavior as well. Undefined behavior
 > has a precise definition and OOM is not undefined behavior.

Undefined is not the opposite of precisely defined.  OOM can not
be part of precisely defined behavior, because it isn't.

Nathan Myers

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