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Re: [joist-dev] UnsecureServlet method use unclear

Author Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com>
Full name Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com>
Date 2000-10-09 16:58:19 PDT
Message on 10/9/2000 9:46 AM, "Daniel L. Rall" <dlr at finemaltcoding dot com> wrote:

> Why is an Exception even thrown if you just want a redirect? To quote
> Brian Kernighan, "exceptions should be used only in exceptional
> circumstances." This doesn't qualify. Additionally, this method means
> nothing on its own, which makes its purpose indecipherable without
> looking at how it's called. Just today you mentioned that Exceptions
> are not cheap to create, so why bother when what you actually want is a
> redirect?
>
> Daniel Rall

I agree. This is a bad design decision.

-jon

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UnsecureServlet method use unclear dlr Daniel Rall 2000-10-09 15:14:30 PDT
     Re: [joist-dev] UnsecureServlet method use unclear David Pellegrini <davidp at collab dot net> David Pellegrini <davidp at collab dot net> 2000-10-09 09:28:22 PDT
         Re: [joist-dev] UnsecureServlet method use unclear dlr Daniel Rall 2000-10-09 09:46:36 PDT
             Re: [joist-dev] UnsecureServlet method use unclear Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com> Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com> 2000-10-09 16:58:19 PDT
                 Re: [joist-dev] UnsecureServlet method use unclear Ed Korthof <edk at laswell dot collab dot net> Ed Korthof <edk at laswell dot collab dot net> 2000-10-09 17:26:28 PDT
                 Re: [joist-dev] UnsecureServlet method use unclear David Pellegrini <davidp at collab dot net> David Pellegrini <davidp at collab dot net> 2000-10-09 20:41:44 PDT
                     Re: [joist-dev] UnsecureServlet method use unclear "Daniel L dot Rall" <dlr at collab dot net> "Daniel L dot Rall" <dlr at collab dot net> 2000-10-09 20:47:10 PDT
                     Re: [joist-dev] UnsecureServlet method use unclear Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com> Jon Stevens <jon at latchkey dot com> 2000-10-10 09:47:54 PDT
                         Re: [joist-dev] UnsecureServlet method use unclear dlr Daniel Rall 2000-10-10 09:53:41 PDT
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