So ghow do you folks map error enums (with possibly attached values) to strings? A big honkin’ if/then/else? Or is there a way that’s less work and maybe uses the tags on the values to indicate where in the format they go?
What language? In C and Python you can embed X-to-string formatting right in the error string.
And please use a case statement instead of if/then/else.
@yerazunis Swift. And yeah, I ended up using a switch. Doesn't feel much better for something that feels like it could be generated for me.
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