Bigness is the bane of any creative or responsive activity, and publishing is no exception.
With one exception, these are people he admitted to hacking in 2006 by his guilty plea.
Every commander-in-chief since Franklin Roosevelt, with the exception of John F. Kennedy, has had both a library and a memoir.
And despite his anti-hero, anti-corporate persona, the iconic Cobain is not the exception.
Fortunately the company decided to make an exception this time and released a patch for XP users on Thursday.
Here there was no food, with the exception of rabbits and gulls.
With the exception of the flesh of the water-mussel, its food is vegetable.
It forms, therefore, at present no exception to the general result.
All, indeed, with the exception of Tupia, were in good health when they entered the port.
With the exception of a few individuals, they are now extinct, but their myths have been successfully collected and preserved.
late 14c., from Anglo-French excepcioun, Old French excepcion, from Latin exceptionem (nominative exceptio), noun of action from past participle stem of excipere (see except).
The exception that proves the rule is from law: exceptio probat regulam in casibus non exceptis, "the exception proves the rule in cases not excepted;" exception here being "action of excepting" someone or something from the rule in question, not the person or thing that is excepted. To take exception is from excipere being used in Roman law as a modern attorney would say objection.
An error condition that changes the normal flow of control in a program. An exception may be generated ("raised") by hardware or software. Hardware exceptions include reset, interrupt or a signal from a memory management unit. Exceptions may be generated by the arithmetic logic unit or floating-point unit for numerical errors such as divide by zero, overflow or underflow or instruction decoding errors such as privileged, reserved, trap or undefined instructions. Software exceptions are even more varied and the term could be applied to any kind of error checking which alters the normal behaviour of the program.