Sloppy error checking in MS code

John Rudd jrudd at
Sat Dec 16 23:59:50 GMT 2006

Jeff A. Earickson wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Dec 2006, Julian Field wrote:
>> Don't forget. Every morning you make the assumption that the floor is
>> there when you step out of bed. Show me the person who checks with a
>> stick that the floor is where they think it is, before putting their
>> weight on the first foot out of bed in the morning. Yes, you make
>> assumptions too.
> I assume that I'm going to step on my glasses if I just jump out of bed,
> since I put them on the floor beside it.  So I spend my first minute of
> the day feeling around on the floor with my hand (yup, floor is there;
> no animals underfoot, I *have* to vacuum that carpet), find my glasses, 
> put them on, and THEN assume that I can get out of bed. Jules, you wear 
> glasses.  I'm sure you have a similar morning ritual.

You can solve that problem with a bed-side table, too.  :-)

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