OT: error messages

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Tue Aug 29 20:51:25 EDT 2017


One of my faves from the IBM mainframe world in the 80s and earlier:

    Probable user error. Correct and resubmit.

It's mostly intelligible although it tells you nothing.

Phil Davis



On 8/28/17 12:15 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> On 8/28/17 11:18 AM, Mark Wieder via use-livecode wrote:
>> LiveCode is getting way too easy to use.
>> I suggest implementing some of these error messages.
>>
>> https://boingboing.net/2017/08/28/unnervingly-vague-error-messag.html
>>
>> Or these:
>> https://www.cs.cmu.edu/~jasonh/personal/humor/compile.html
>>
>> Or at least "Underfull hbox (badness 10000)"
>>
>
> Apple shows far more creativity than MS. Not surprised.
>

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Phil Davis




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