Code Conventions

David Holmes david.holmes at
Thu Mar 21 23:59:31 UTC 2019

Hi Florian,

On 21/03/2019 8:32 pm, Florian Weimer wrote:
> This page
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> contains only a dead link to:
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> Is this page archived somewhere?
> Right now, I'm particularly interested in formatting guidelines for
> exception messages.  Should they begin with a capitable letter?  Are
> there rules for producing certain clipped sentences?  (Such a rule
> appears to exist for the first sentence in a method documentation.)

I don't recall ever seeing the format of exception messages covered in 
any coding guidelines. Probably best to ask on 
core-libs-dev at


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