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Re: Ariane crash & design (was RE: [XP] Test Objectives (was: Re:Unit Test Challenge II))

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  • Peter Hansen
    ... Exception handling. No reason to have one thread suffer because of the failure of another. (Not sure this application was actually threaded, but the
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 2, 2002
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      > > Am I the only one to whom it seems that one component of good
      > > design is precisely the modularity which results in more "linear"
      > > propagation of mistakes ?
      >
      > Surely it is diffucult to design software to give 'linear' propagation of
      > mistakes, if that software is controlling a physical system that does not
      > display such linear characteristics itself?

      Exception handling. No reason to have one thread suffer because of
      the failure of another. (Not sure this application was actually
      threaded, but the point essentially still stands.)
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