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From James Carman <>
Subject Re: [VFS] Softening the exceptions...
Date Mon, 25 Oct 2010 17:56:28 GMT
On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 1:53 PM, Filip Defoort
<> wrote:
> In my view, it is the developer's job to provide an solid experience
> to the user. That includes properly dealing with underlying system
> errors in the least cryptic possible way and recovering where
> possible. And those errors aren't always OS errors - could very well
> be incorrect usage/...

So, fix your incorrect usage during testing.

> I do agree that that is extra work, but if you just sweep exceptions
> under the rug all the time, you end up with really crappy software.

That's not our job to police folks' code.  If they want to write
crappy software, then let them.  Maybe someone will hire us to come
fix it! :)

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