Why you should avoid graceful error handling like the plague that it is

added by DotNetKicks
2/6/2017 2:52:34 PM

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A while ago I was reviewing a pull request by a team member and I realized that I'm looking at an attempt to negotiate graceful termination of a connection between two nodes. In particular, the code in question was invoked when one node was shutting down or had to tear down the connection for whatever reason.