When to use exceptions (was Re: reducing if statements...)

Christian Tanzer tanzer at swing.co.at
Wed Aug 22 07:25:45 CEST 2001


Don Dwiggins <dwig at advancedmp.net> wrote:

> So, are there some good patterns, idioms, or whatever to provide
> guidance on when to use exceptions vs. checking error codes, etc.
> (other than the obvious general qualities: ease of use, readability,
> modifiability, ...)?

Don't use error codes.

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