[erlang-questions] When to return {ok, Value} or just the Value

Steve Davis <>
Thu Nov 17 15:09:40 CET 2011


Hi Richard,

Oh. Interesting paper. From a quick first read, it rather looks like
my previous opinion on catch was born of ignorance. Reading this paper
in detail now. Thank you for pointing me to it.

regs
/s

On Nov 17, 4:49 am, Richard Carlsson <>
wrote:
> On 11/17/2011 12:07 AM, Steve Davis wrote:
>
> > Probably just me, but "case catch()" seems more natural in erlang than
> > "try... catch", (much for the same reasons that I prefer a case
> > statement to the weird "if" in erlang which IMHO should also be
> > removed to avoid pollution).
>
> Your choice, of course, but do readhttp://www.erlang.se/workshop/2004/exception.pdfto understand the
> limitations of the plain old catch. It conflates a whole lot of information.
>
>     /Richard
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