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    SubjectRe: question on common error-handling idiom
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    On Tuesday 02 November 2004 14:58, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

    > So to summarize, it's done to reduce code whilst keeping the error code
    > around until we actually leave the function.
    >
    I understand what you're saying, the OP did raise a point that I think is
    worth repeating, that it's an extra instruction in all but error cases. Is
    that extra instruction worth the tradeoff?

    --Russell

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    > My € 0.02!
    >
    >
    > Jan Engelhardt

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