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From James Carman <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
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
<filipdef@cirquedigital.com> 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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