Throw or return a tuple

Bengt Kleberg <>
Mon Aug 15 08:46:49 CEST 2005


On 2005-08-13 06:23,  wrote:
> I find myself often confused about which to do, should I throw an 
> exception when an error happens in a function or always go with 
> returning {ok, Value} or {error, Whatever}.

there is a nice write-up on this subjecy included in the ''Erlang 
standard library packages''. i have included it below.


bengt
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