[DRMAA-WG] misssing exceptions and thread safety

Andre Merzky andre at merzky.net
Mon Mar 1 08:27:20 CST 2010

Hi Dan, 

Quoting [Daniel Templeton] (Mar 01 2010):
> There is, however, no need to make the exception explicitly
> optional.  Exceptions are by definition optional.

This may be true in this case, but in general I expect exceptions to
be guaranteed on specific circumstances. For example, I would expect
that a suspend() on an invalid jobid will *always* cause an
exception (mandatory), not only sometimes (optional).

Best, Andre.

Nothing is ever easy.

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