[zeromq-dev] Newbie Bait Request: Debug "Warning" mechanism.

Matt Weinstein matt_weinstein at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 17 20:04:22 CEST 2010

On Aug 17, 2010, at 1:46 PM, Martin Sustrik wrote:

> Martin Lucina wrote:
>> I've re-read all of them several times and it would seem that no,  
>> they are
>> not valid. I'd still like some opinion from Martin Sustrik though,  
>> since he
>> implemented the current behaviour, whether by accident or by design.
> Well, every time I see a corner case handled in a special way I  
> imagine
> a programmer, some day, some place, banging his head against the wall.
> Then writing a workaround. Then maintaining the workaround. The being
> waked up at 3am because of bug in the workaround. Then banging his  
> head
> again. Etc.
> In other words, 100% coherent algorithm is good because it plays well
> with generic algorithms.
> On the other hand, trying to save newbies from harming themselves is a
> noble effort.
> So the question is whether 0MQ is supposed to be a tool for little old
> ladies -- tame and friendly -- or a tool for real men -- 100%  
> coherent,
> dangerous and unforgiving.

old ladies can use CORBA & Co.

/me want FERRARI plz

> Martin
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