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

Tony Finch <>
Tue Apr 29 15:27:52 CEST 2008


On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, Richard Carlsson wrote:
> Thomas Lindgren wrote:
> >
> > Another part of the effort to turn Erlang into ML, eh?
> > :-)
>
> On the contrary - the exception handling in ML lacks the
> success-case branch that you get in Erlang with try...of...
> (hence, it is ML that needs to be turned into Erlang). :-)

You have probably seen this paper which does just that:
http://research.microsoft.com/~akenn/sml/ExceptionalSyntax.pdf

Tony.
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