Insufficient Documentation of Error Handling Techniques

The documentation does not sufficiently describe the techniques that are used for error handling, exception processing, or similar mechanisms.


Documentation may need to cover error handling techniques at multiple layers, such as module, executable, compilable code unit, or callable.

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Comprehensive Categorization: Poor Coding Practices

Weaknesses in this category are related to poor coding practices.

Documentation Issues

Weaknesses in this category are related to the documentation provided to support, create, or analyze a product.

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