From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-07-30 10:55:21
on Wed Jul 30 2008, Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard-AT-ens-lyon.org> wrote:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> on Tue Jul 29 2008, Mathias Gaunard <mathias.gaunard-AT-ens-lyon.org> wrote:
>>> The difference between exceptions and asserts are that, while both are
>>> errors, exceptions is a system to report error and asserts is a system
>>> to check that errors do not occur.
>>> So the Error Handling category could be subdivided in Error Reporting
>>> (which would also contain error codes and logging) and Error Checking
>>> (which would also contain the testing framework).
>> That might be a good idea.
> Actually logging is more "error checking" I guess, since you cannot
> catch the error and recover from it in the program.
Logging seems to me to be about reporting. "Reporting" doesn't
say anything about recovery to me.
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