[eeps] Re: Line numbers in exceptions

Thomas Lindgren <>
Wed Mar 30 13:27:53 CEST 2011

Hi Björn,

This looks pretty great to me, but I _strongly_ suggest you hide the data 
representation and make the location info an abstract datatype with a 
well-defined API a la dict, proplist and the others.

NB: Smart exceptions also adds more info than just the line number to an 
exception (e.g., BIF parameters), but maybe that's better handled on a higher 


----- Original Message ----
> From: Björn Gustavsson <>
> To: 
> Sent: Wed, March 30, 2011 12:10:06 PM
> Subject: [eeps] Line numbers in exceptions
> Here is a new EEP for line number information in exceptions.
> -- 
> Björn  Gustavsson, Erlang/OTP, Ericsson AB

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