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From: Branko Èibej (branko.cibej_at_[hidden])
Date: 2000-06-12 03:07:45

Kevin Atkinson wrote:
> The behavior of the program should not be different when debugging
> than when not debugging except that the debug code will crash exactly
> where the real bug is instead of in some mysterious place, or won't
> print an warning when something looks specious. For this reason debug
> checks should never throw, they should crash the program at the point
> of error or output some kind of warning message. They should never do
> something that will correct the problem. If you stick with these
> rules they will never be any bugs that won't show up in the
> "debugging" code because the behavior of the program has not changes.

Oh; I agree with that. Sorry if I misunderstood you before.


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