Talk:Errors handling in web services

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Jerome Mouneyrac - 08/05/2012

About the exception format (https://docs.moodle.org/dev/Errors_handling_in_web_services#How_to_handle_exception_on_the_client_side):

  • I wonder if 'message' should be translated or not
  • I wonder if 'debuginfo' could have a defined structure like: code_error_string | english_human_message | some_ids_or_json_code_in_order_to_help_client_dev
  • sometimes exceptions are thrown at lower level so except if we try-catch the entire external function we can't change them.
  • we can not change much of the existing web service exception without potentially breaking existing clients.