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017    package org.apache.logging.log4j.core;
018    
019    /**
020     * Appenders may delegate their error handling to <code>ErrorHandlers</code>.
021     * @doubt if the appender interface is simplified, then error handling could just be done by wrapping
022     *  a nested appender. (RG) Please look at DefaultErrorHandler. It's purpose is to make sure the console
023     * or error log isn't flooded with messages. I'm still considering the Appender refactoring.
024     */
025    public interface ErrorHandler {
026    
027        /**
028         * Handle an error with a message.
029         * @param msg The message.
030         */
031        void error(String msg);
032    
033        /**
034         * Handle an error with a message and an exception.
035         * @param msg The message.
036         * @param t The Throwable.
037         */
038        void error(String msg, Throwable t);
039    
040        /**
041         * Handle an error with a message, and exception and a logging event.
042         * @param msg The message.
043         * @param event The LogEvent.
044         * @param t The Throwable.
045         */
046        void error(String msg, LogEvent event, Throwable t);
047    }