> Date: Wed, 30 Jun 2004 10:48:42 -0400
> From: "LeVan,Ralph" <[log in to unmask]>
> > Currently our only scan diagnostic is Reponse position out of
> > range. Surely we should also have 'Too many terms requested',
> > details: maximum number of terms.
> Maybe two versions of that message? The error you describe implies
> a fixed maximum number of terms. What about the case where you run
> out of resources (possibly because you never thought you needed a
> fixed maximum :-) Does that deserve a separate diagnostic?
I'm sure someone must have suggested this before, but: how's this for
a test to see whether a new diagnostic should be added?
Are there any circumstances under which a client application
or a human user might respond differently to the proposed new
diagnostic X than to an existing diagnostic Y? If not, then
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <[log in to unmask]> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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