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Re: [PATCH] part of issue #897: errors could be better.

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2003-11-09 22:18:30 CET

On Sun, 2003-11-09 at 15:43, Philip Martin wrote:
> > message if one is supplied, in favor of printing both - almost
> > equal - general and specific messages.

This log message is a bit unclear; it should read "instead of" and not
"in favor of." I don't know whether this confused Phillip or not.

> What's wrong with having the general message?

Because it's ugly and imposing to say the same thing twice in error
messages. This is not a case where more is better.

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