From: F J Franklin (F.J.Franklin@sheffield.ac.uk)
Date: Wed Nov 27 2002 - 04:37:09 EST
On Sat, 23 Nov 2002, Patrick Lam wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 23, 2002 at 02:57:08PM +0100, Mike Nordell wrote:
> > Return values of type bool is not just for display, they are to be used. So
> > what am I talking about? Well, what about SEGV?
> Perhaps exceptions would be better in this case?
If return values can be used conveniently then they should be used. In
this case definitely.
We already use exceptions in places, but I fear our support for catching
them and surviving is next to non-existent. Let's not make it worse w/o
Francis James Franklin
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