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Re^7: eval to replace die?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Oct 04, 2010 at 17:57 UTC||Need Help??|
Imagine instead I wrote "the risk and fragility of using fuzzy regular expression matches for exception handling, especially when type checks and polymorphism are much more reliable".
And I say you are talking bollocks.
which demonstrates the lie of "more reliable, never mind "much more reliable.
You are selling a philosophy--your own home-spun, personal prejudice--on the basis of a technical merit which it simply does not live up to.
Exception::Class exceptions are:
Which means you're even more reliant upon string compares, but now you have more places to change in order to maintain them.
I really wonder if you think through your justifictions at all. It sure doesn't look like it.
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