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Re: Did the assertion patch/feature submission get overlooked?

Salvador Fandiño
November 28, 2002 07:34
Re: Did the assertion patch/feature submission get overlooked?
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Hello All,

Yves Orton wrote:

> A while back Salvador Fandino posted a patch/feature idea for providing
> proper assertions with debugger support.  Personally I thought the idea was
> brilliant but refrained from commenting as I know little of the code
> involved and figured all and sundry would address it better than I ever
> could.  However it seemed that almost nobody commented on the patch.
> Neither to say "what a great idea, but unfortunately ..." nor to say "what a
> great idea, after you make some changes to X, Y and Z we'll probably apply
> the patch", or for that matter anything else (well, there was one comment
> but that was it).

I receive a few mails with comments, but nobody wrote me telling that 
he had actually tried the patch or looked at the implementation. I think 
that it is a pity that the idea ends in nowhere, because for large 
projects, assertions are a very helpful tool to find bugs and improve 
the quality of the software. And then there is the interaction with the 
debugger that is really cool.

Well, I just would like to ask you again to take a look at the patch and 
send back your comments.


   - Salva.

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