R. A. Harmon
harmonra at webname.com
Thu Apr 13 19:43:47 UTC 2000
At 09:01 AM 4/13/00 -0700, Dan Ingalls wrote:
>"R. A. Harmon" <harmonra at webname.com> wrote...
>> ContextPart trace: [OrderedCollection new]
>>cause a MNU error because index (= firstIndex = nil) <= lastIndex (= nil).
>>My proposed fix is the following:
> <Nil-tolerant code for OrderedCollection do:>
>I'm wondering if it wouldn't be better to wrap an exception around trace:'s
> attempt to print. Otherwise we might find ourselves sprinkling lots of code
> around that wastes time just because of wanting to print things that are in
> an inconsistent state.
After I sent the fix, I got to wondering if I any of my stuff would work
with trace. I suspect not, and don't relish the probably very ugly task of
getting it to do so.
The more I think about it the less sure I become either way.
Richard A. Harmon "The only good zombie is a dead zombie"
harmonra at webname.com E. G. McCarthy
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