try without catch

Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) <>
Wed Nov 16 08:52:20 CET 2005

Nick Linker wrote:
> Maybe I didn't understant the idea, but if you intend to add "catch"
> later, why don't write
> case Expr of
>     Result -> Action
> end.

Yes, of course, but part of the reason was to see whether
it worked as described in the manual. ;-)

The 'of', 'catch' and 'after' parts of the try statement
are all optional, so

try Expr of 
   Result -> Action

should have been allowed (and it was - by the compiler).


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