Forgetting "()" when calling methods

Klaus Meyer km-news1 at onlinehome.de
Sat Apr 26 21:18:37 CEST 2003


> Hm.  Yes and no.  In many cases such a mistake will make the code
> fail dramatically with an informative exception.

Yeah, fine -  we have no problem to notice this bug! :-)

My example shout only show, that we have a mix of values and functions, 
returning values.
An example of an unnoticed, critical error-case gave the OP.

> and just makes your program behave strangely.  I don't think
> there's any good technological solution here (see below); my
> feeling is that one just needs good troubleshooting skills.

You are right. I had made this error maybe 2 or 3 times and found the bug 
fast and without problems.
But because it's a simple "typing error" or so, i am not save to make this 
error again... :-(

-- 
Gruß - regards Klaus :-)




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