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Re^2: When writing code for end users, what operator error surprises you the most?

by girarde (Friar)
on Nov 27, 2012 at 21:12 UTC ( #1005919=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: When writing code for end users, what operator error surprises you the most?
in thread When writing code for end users, what operator error surprises you the most?

That's why when the end user might possibly be someone other than me there's a ton of input validation.

Sometimes even when it is only me.


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Re^3: When writing code for end users, what operator error surprises you the most?
by ChuckularOne (Parson) on Nov 28, 2012 at 13:26 UTC

    When it's just for me I use rude/sarcastic error messages.

    That ends up being bad when (on occasion) I convert a script I originally intended for personal use to one for general use and forget to update the error messages.

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