Tag Archives: exception handling

Numbered Error Messages Do Not Work

As part of a series of posts about error messages, this post covers a very specific claim: a single error message picked from a list of error messages is a bad idea and produces poor error reporting.  We start with … Continue reading

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Canonical Execution Error Example

If we are going to talk about error messages, we need to flesh out a typical computation scenario within which an error occurs.  I use this example in other places to talk about possible error messages.

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