[erlang-questions] Old school exceptions vs. new age one

Torbjorn Tornkvist <>
Mon Apr 28 15:31:38 CEST 2008


Christian S wrote:
> This paper on exceptions is a very good read for those that have been
> confused by "new style" erlang exceptions.
> 
> http://www.erlang.se/workshop/2004/exception.pdf

Yes, apparently it was written by some great minds :-)

 http://wadler.blogspot.com/2008/02/great-minds-think-alike.html

-- Tobbe

> 
> It explains
> * problems with the "old style" exceptions
> * why the new style exceptions had to work the way they do
> * usable variations on the try-catch clauses
> * nice understandable examples
> 
> And all in only 10 pages. You got to love small but complete and well
> written papers!
> 
> Thanks Richard, Björn, Patrik!




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