[erlang-questions] is empty catch statement possible?

Motiejus Jakštys desired.mta@REDACTED
Thu Feb 9 20:18:05 CET 2012

On Thu, Feb 09, 2012 at 11:06:56PM +0400, Konstantin Tcepliaev wrote:
> Hello, Motiejus.
> 1. Yes, except that your code will return your Expr wrapped in zero
> arity fun, which is probably not what you want, though I'm not sure.

Yes, that was another mistake...

> 2. You can omit 'catch' clause entirely, leaving only 'try' and
> 'after'.

Cool. Not sure why didn't work before, when I tried that.

> Also a couple of tedious notes: first, better be less javascriptish
> and replace your outer lambda with begin ... end, as that'll be a bit
> faster and a lot more readable, and second - avoid starting variable
> name with underscore when you're going to use its value somewhere,
> it'll save you from stupid debugging someday.
Didn't know it's possible to do like that. Thanks!


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