Poll: System.exitWith behaviour

Smelly Pooh plop@redbrick.dcu.ie
Tue, 22 May 2001 17:15:50 +0100

In reply to Simon Marlow,
>    - introduce a new exception constructor:
> 	 ExitException ExitCode
>    - System.exitWith causes (ExitException code) to be
>      raised in the current thread.

Not entirely relevant, in fact, barely at all but what are the odds of user
extensible Exceptions (like ML) coming into GHC and having a proper hierarchy
of exceptions integrated in the libraries?