Whenever it makes sense, provide a no-fail swap (and provide it correctly)





Summary

swap is both a lightweight and a workhorse: Consider providing a swap function to efficiently and infallibly swap the internals of this object with another's. Such a function can be handy for implementing a number of idioms, from smoothly moving objects around to implementing assignment easily to providing a guaranteed commit function that enables strongly error-safe calling code. (See also Item 51.)


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