[erlang-questions] erl_syntax[_lib] error handling
Sat Apr 19 13:57:09 CEST 2014
On 2014-04-19 13:51 , Anthony Ramine wrote:
> I think the defensive programming in syntax_tools should be removed entirely.
You might have misunderstood - my point was that there isn't any
defensive programming in there. Hence, if you feed it invalid input, you
can't be sure what the resulting exception will be, if any.
> How revert/1 manages to sometimes return custom nodes as is but sometimes crash and sometimes return the actual reverted node drives me insane.
That's a different issue. When I originally wrote erl_syntax, it seemed
best to pass through anything that couldn't be handled, since the format
was more or less undocumented in those days. That could probably be
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