On 5/6/05, Aredridel <aredridel / nbtsc.org> wrote:
> 
> > If they are not doing that, then the program would
> > just crash totally. My change would change the behaviour from crashing, to
> > Doing The Right thing.
> 
> Only if the right thing is "do not crash ever".

Ive got to agree with this - sometimes crashing really is the best
thing to do. Thats the point of assertions, for example. It certainly
gets attention. Getting a nil back when you expect a real value is a
pretty good sign something is wrong and really shouldnt be treated
lightly.

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