Structs (was RE: Record selectors)

Ulf Wiger <>
Thu Jan 16 11:33:36 CET 2003

On Thu, 16 Jan 2003, Miguel Barreiro Paz wrote:

>> 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?

Oh well, anything on this list is quotable of course. (:

Ulf Wiger, Senior Specialist,
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