On Oct 29, 2009, at 9:28 AM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
>> What I'm not in favor of is having it try STRICT and if that fails,
>> try LOOSE. It feels to me like if the user wants STRICT, they should
>> try it. And if it fails, they should be notified of that (through
>> function failing) and then they can choose how to react.
> Ok, I just wanted to save the programmer the retry step.
I think I'd be ok with it if there is an explicit flag for that -- the
"I'd prefer strict but don't care if I end up with loose" flag.