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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] Really trivial comment about exception messages
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2006 11:26:29 GMT
I love working with the English.  "What is the colour of the 'zed' 
before the fullstop?"


Mark Hindess wrote:
> While checking and applying some of Ilya's patches for
> internationalisation, I noticed that there were quite a few messages
> that end with a fullstop.  Aside from the inconsistency (which
> unfortunately always seems to irritate me), it occurs to me that we will
> end up with stack traces that read like:
> 
>   IllegalArgumentException: position less than zero. at blah(blah.java:101)
> 
> So, unless anyone objects, can we avoid putting fullstops on the end of
> exception messages.
> 
> Thanks,
>  Mark.
> 
> 
> 

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