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fmt: inconsistent error messages for Scan() and friends. #4944

kisielk opened this issue Feb 28, 2013 · 4 comments

fmt: inconsistent error messages for Scan() and friends. #4944

kisielk opened this issue Feb 28, 2013 · 4 comments


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@kisielk kisielk commented Feb 28, 2013

Some errors are prefixed by "Scan:", some are not. For an example, see:

Looking at calls to errorString in scan.go it looks like most are not prefixed by Scan
but there are still 6 cases that are.  

Should the error messages be prefixed with "Scan:" or not? I think it makes it
easier to format in to other messages if they are not. I can prepare the CL if there is
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@rsc rsc commented Mar 12, 2013

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[The time for maybe has passed.]

Labels changed: removed go1.1maybe.

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@dsymonds dsymonds commented Jun 4, 2013

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Labels changed: added priority-soon, packagebug, removed priority-triage.

Owner changed to @robpike.

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@rsc rsc commented Jul 30, 2013

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Labels changed: added go1.2.

Status changed to Accepted.

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@robpike robpike commented Jul 31, 2013

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This issue was closed by revision 609d742.

Status changed to Fixed.

@kisielk kisielk added fixed labels Jul 31, 2013
@rsc rsc added this to the Go1.2 milestone Apr 14, 2015
@rsc rsc removed the go1.2 label Apr 14, 2015
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