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Today's inflamatory opinion: exceptions are bad
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Date: 2006-12-11 (20:09)
From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Today's inflamatory opinion: exceptions are bad
On Mon, Dec 11, 2006 at 12:28:05PM -0500, Mike Lin wrote:
> Reasonable people can certainly dislike checked exceptions, but if you're
> against them, then you should at least demand that your goddamned runtime
> system tell you where exceptions are coming from. Is Markus Mottl's patch
> making OCaml 3.10? Bueller? Bueller?

Don't get me wrong, I think it's a huge shortcoming of the OCaml
runtime that you can't get a stack trace from an exception.  Possibly
second only to the lack of a 'return' statement ...


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