KLL as a cross-platform API
hartmans at MIT.EDU
Fri Apr 23 13:12:11 EDT 2004
>>>>> "Jeffrey" == Jeffrey Altman <jaltman at columbia.edu> writes:
Jeffrey> I do not think that we disagree at all. If the
Jeffrey> programmer provides objects and gets what appears to be a
Jeffrey> random result because one of the two contexts is used, I
Jeffrey> am simply stating that the reason for the strange result
Jeffrey> is the fault of the programmer, not the fault of the
The disagreement is over what sorts of strange results are acceptable.
Calling this behavior program error means that results such as
failure, segfaulting or assertion failure are acceptable.
I was stating that the behavior would in all cases be as if one of the
contexts were chosen.
Alexis wants to go farther and define which context will be chosen;
that seems fine to me.
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