Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Check output parameters' value on input
Author Jim Starkey
It really don't make any bloody difference what the text of the
message is -- a database client should check the status code, not the text.

On 10/14/2010 4:53 AM, Helen Borrie wrote:
> At 08:38 PM 14/10/2010, Dimitry Sibiryakov wrote:
>> 14.10.2010 9:28, Dmitry Yemanov wrote:
>>> Even a temporary leak is important. A prepared statement handle may
>>> block deletion of the affected table or index, an active transaction may
>>> block garbage collection, attachments may occupy significant amounts of
>>> memory. Personally, I'd hate to have those "leaks" existing until your
>>> application decides to terminate.
>> In this case I would suggest to change error message to something more precise.
>> "Invalid handle" doesn't make enough information for decision-making. "Dirty input handle" sounds good enough.
> Oh no it doesn't. While I agree the "invalid handle" is obscure, I can't see how "dirty input handle" improves its lucidity in the slightest.
> Helen
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