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Barry Kelly
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Re: Exceptions vs Error codes
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borland.public.delphi.objectpascal

Re: Exceptions vs Error codes


"Barry Kelly" <‚úČeircom.net> wrote in message
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> > I tend to mute all exceptions in the execute block of a thread, for
> > instance (otherwise the app has a mysterious tendecy to suddenly
> > dissappear).
>
> Pre D6, yes. You must have a bed-rock of exception handling, unless you
> want all error conditions to be fatal.

What's different about this in D6? <educate me, I've only yesterday
acquired D6 personal and didn't start using it yet>

> > I often catch exceptions raised by TFilestream, so the
> > user can get a notice in a gracefull manner that the file is locked or
> > the free diskspace is no more.
>
> There, I think that's a bad idea.

What is a bad idea, raising the exceptions in the first place or ensuring
they're caught?

Kristofer
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