Subject: Re: error function re-factoring.
To: None <>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/13/2006 02:22:42
> Library routines should NOT be printing error messages.

Why not?  Assuming, of course, that that is part of their interface

> ([...] -- printing error messages in library routines has negative
> security implications),

Such as?  Again, assuming that printing such messages is at the very
least part of the function's contract, or (as here) a major part of the
routine's purpose.

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