The Case of the Null Reference

Great article.

“handling the absence of a meaningful datum is required”

I kind of agree with this, but the issue is that, too often, there’s the chance for a deeper model, which will avoid the need to handling the absence of something.

I advocate against the null, not because it’s bad, but because it’s overused

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