Unknown error logged



  •  

    I wonder what the logs is saying...

    "Unknow error ocurred at..."

    Pretty easy to debug.



  • It says "this error has been logged"... which error, the unknown one?  What an insightful error.log that should be:



    2005060300 - Unknown Error.

    2005060301 - Unknown Error.

    2005060302 - Unknown Error.

    2005060303 - Unknown Error.

    2005060304 - Unknown Error.

    2005060305 - Unknown Error.

    2005060306 - Unknown Error.

    2005060307 - Unknown Error.

    2005060308 - Unknown Error.

    ....



        Lovely!

        dZ.






  • Or, as Larry Osterman's journal so kindly showed,



    "Error in Exchange Connector: Operation Complete Successfully." After crashing. Yes, I suppose it crashed successfully....



  • While it may be a bit of a lie, it sure sounds better than "error we
    know about but don't want to give you any information about because
    it's a security risk."



  • Then why not: "Unexpected Error" or "Something went wrong, the world
    will implode on itself in 5 minutes" or "I know who you are and I know
    what you did!"?



  • @tiro said:

    While it may be a bit of a lie, it sure sounds better than "error we
    know about but don't want to give you any information about because
    it's a security risk."




    Naw,  I suspect that it really means "Unknown error".  This
    seems to be a typical thing among "modern" programmers -- specially the
    ones with a VB background, whom are used to very limited error
    checking, if any at all!



           -dZ.



  • How would this work, precisely? Just uncaught exceptions? Tut-tut



  • @Mike R said:

    "Something went wrong, the world
    will implode on itself in 5 minutes"


    How about "Arithmetic error: 1=0.  Fact: There is 1 planet
    Earth.  Therefore there are 0 Earths.  Therefore you do not
    exist.  Goodbye." 🙂



  • @AJR said:

    @Mike R said:
    "Something went wrong, the world
    will implode on itself in 5 minutes"


    How about "Arithmetic error: 1=0.  Fact: There is 1 planet
    Earth.  Therefore there are 0 Earths.  Therefore you do not
    exist.  Goodbye." 🙂




    Oooh.. I like it. Subtle Nonexistence.



  • @AJR said:

    @Mike R said:
    "Something went wrong, the world will implode on itself in 5 minutes"

    How about "Arithmetic error: 1=0.  Fact: There is 1 planet Earth.  Therefore there are 0 Earths.  Therefore you do not exist.  Goodbye." 🙂

    [:D]  Me likes!!!



  • I did kind of steal it from "things that will not destroy the Earth" on
    the [url=http://ned.ucam.org/~sdh31/misc/destroy.html]How To Destroy
    The Earth page[/url].  The last entry in that section is, perhaps,
    one of the more important ones. [;)]



  • Reminds me of a software I used to work with in my previous life. I
    sometimes participated in the translation of the user interface text's.
    Once there was a new error message to translate that simply said:
    "Something went wrong".








  • Reminds me of the way Sierra used to descibe these "unknown" errors in their adventure engine in the DOS days.



    "Oops, you did something we didn't expect"



    Notice the "you" here



  • @SnipeZ said:

    Reminds me of the way Sierra used to descibe these
    "unknown" errors in their adventure engine in the DOS days.



    "Oops, you did something we didn't expect"



    Notice the "you" here




    At least it was a honest and perfectly appropriate error message. Yes, I know how adventure games are programmed.



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