Tuesday, May 11, 2004

The demise of Hara-Kiri programming

"Error handling" as we techies call it, should not be confused with "error recovery", "robustness" or such like. No, error handling as practices in the trenches is all about honour. Catch an error condition and then, with all the grace you can muster, fall over.

The demise of hara-kiri programming is an ITWorld article about error handling in these increasingly decentralised (read "web services") days.

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