Towards a better conceptual model of exceptions (Was: Re: The Right Approach to Exceptions)

deadalnix deadalnix at
Tue Feb 21 09:01:09 PST 2012

Le 21/02/2012 17:56, H. S. Teoh a écrit :
> The only thing I added, perhaps, is that instead of problem-specific
> conditions, as they appear to have in Lisp, I'm looking at generic
> categories of conditions, that you can handle from high-level code
> without ever needing to know the specifics of exactly what the condition
> is, and yet have the low-level code work it all out once you've made a
> decision.

About this, I did some sketching, and I think LISP guys may have 
outsmarted you.

Let's consider a transiant condition. You can retry or give up and 
throw. But, if you want to retry or not often depend on what went wrong, 
no ?

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