[seek-dev] What to do with Seek provider exceptions?
jones at nceas.ucsb.edu
Fri Sep 30 12:30:48 PDT 2005
Probably the only messages the user should see are 1) things they can do
something about, and 2) things that might affect the quality of their
search. If they think the searched a data source but an error prevented
that from happening, they should be notified. The number of potential
system errors is probably much greater than the number of appropriate
Kevin Ruland wrote:
> Hi all,
> This question has probably been rehashed a number of times but I don't
> really know where to look for the answer. I
> Is there any well defined category of exceptions which are to be
> returned by the query service? It seems right now, that almost every
> problem in the digir server will end up returning a simple empty result
> set. This in most circumstances will not properly indicate a problem to
> the user.
> What problems should come back as faults and which ones should be hidden?
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