From: William E. Kempf (wekempf_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-01-10 11:45:22
> From: David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> "William E. Kempf" <wekempf_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> From: David Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]>
> >> "William E. Kempf" <wekempf_at_[hidden]> writes:
> >> >> From: Martin Brown <martin_w_brown_at_[hidden]>
> >> >>
> >> >> 2. The user needs a localised error message.
> >> > Is the textual representation of the exception name
> >> > enough? If not, how do you propose a library
> >> > provide such a localised error message?
> >> I will weigh in here with one strong opinion:
> >> producing localized error messages should not be the
> >> job of the exception object or the code which throws
> >> it. Error message formatting and localization should
> >> happen after exceptions are caught.
> > Full agreement. But what (if anything) must the
> > exception object provide in order for the exception
> > handlers to be able to format a localized message?
> You need to decide how much information you can give them.
Uhmm... that's the question I've been asking.
William E. Kempf
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