The Right Approach to Exceptions
doob at me.com
Mon Feb 20 12:50:45 PST 2012
On 2012-02-20 18:28, Jose Armando Garcia wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2012 at 2:37 PM, Andrei Alexandrescu
> <SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org <mailto:SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org>>
> On 2/20/12 10:16 AM, Nick Sabalausky wrote:
> "Andrei Alexandrescu"<SeeWebsiteForEma__il at erdani.org
> <mailto:SeeWebsiteForEmail at erdani.org>> wrote in message
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> Again, I think this thread clarified we need the
> "Variant[string] info;"
> member however we define the hierarchy.
> I disagree. I don't see a need for that.
> How would we address custom formatting of e.g. error messages?
> This may not be D. Gettext says to solve it as follow:
> throw new Exception(gettext("Cool English message at
> The gettext "compiler" goes through the code an generates all the
> strings that need to be localized. The translation teams modifies those
> string and you store them in file/map for that language. At runtime the
> i18n library turns gettext(...) into a query into that map and returns
> the actual localized string. There is a map for the entire process.
> Localization can also be disable at compile time by making gettext a
> template and generating a "noop" for that operation.
> I have been thinking of making a module for i18n model after gettext but
> taking advantage of D's language features. Is there some interest in this?
Yes, but not for this purpose.
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