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

Richard Carlsson <>
Thu May 8 11:00:30 CEST 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). :-)

Heh! I just found this nicely written blog article:
http://enfranchisedmind.com/blog/2008/05/07/why-ocaml-sucks/

In particular, see point 8 about exceptions in O'Caml. :-)

     /Richard





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