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Re: 600+ BigDecimal tests
- From: Artur Biesiadowski <abies00 at wp dot pl>
- To: mauve-discuss at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2003 02:21:16 +0100
- Subject: Re: 600+ BigDecimal tests
- References: <200301200025.h0K0PHfh026136@piglet.dstc.edu.au>
- Reply-to: abies at pg dot gda dot pl
Stephen Crawley wrote:
BTW. Has this question been debated / decided in the past? The reason
This is doomed to failure from very start. Exception strings generated
by system should be localized (so they can be shown to user in worst
case). So there is no way to write language-portable program which looks
at details of exception messages.
I ask is that application code may rely on exception message strings to
discriminate exception cases. IMO, this is a BAD THING (tm), but in some
cases, the application programmer may have little choice.