Structs (was RE: Record selectors)

Miguel Barreiro Paz <>
Thu Jan 16 10:55:35 CET 2003



> The fundamental difference to most other programming
> environments is, I believe, the rule that "crashing is a
> valid, and recommended, way to handle bad data."
>
> This holds for internal data that _should_ be OK. It does
> not hold for user input, where you actually have to respond
> to the user in a civilised fashion (exploding or returning a
> 50-line erlang crash report does not qualify as civilised.)

	May I quote you, print it in \huge{} and hang it all around?



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