"Barry Kelly" <✉eircom.net> wrote in message news:✉4ax.com...
> > 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?