The DB and MDB2 packages in the PEAR library use a third option, which is to return an "Error" subclass as the result rather than "throw"ing it. Prons and cons for all, just wanted to throw in this option too.
Btw, both the DB and MDB2 packages are already generic classes that support mssql as well as other DBMS programs, so if you're not familiar you may want to look up the details at http://pear.php.net. Good luck! Chris On 4/29/07 9:27 PM, "Bruce Cowin" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I have written a generic sql database class which contains a method RunQuery > which uses mssql_query. To catch errors, should I include the "or die" clause > or should I wrap it in a try/exception block? The first will stop the script > running but for a generic class, I was thinking it'd be better to raise an > exception and let the calling code handle it. I'd be interested to hear what > everyone else does. > > Thanks. > > > > Regards, > > Bruce > > -- > PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php