Post-Conditions on Self-Move—Eric Niebler

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An issue we do not think often about:

Post-Conditions on Self-Move

by Eric Niebler

From the article:

TL;DR: In addition to the usual rule about move operations leaving the source object in a valid but unspecified state, we can add an additional guideline (not quite a rule, but follow it anyway):

Self-move assignment should “work” and leave the object in a valid but unspecified state.

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