OT: error messages

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Tue Aug 29 21:56:09 EDT 2017


HyperCard had an error: Script too silly to parse

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Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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On August 29, 2017 7:56:58 PM Jerry Jensen via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:

> The early IBM TSS console would occasionally stop, typing “You Crashed 
> Monito” with the rest of the system running fine. Like a driverless car 
> with no clear destination.
> .Jerry
>
>> On Aug 29, 2017, at 5:51 PM, Phil Davis via use-livecode 
>> <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
>>
>> 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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