Application letters at the Haskell workshop: suggestion

Mark Carroll
Sat, 15 Sep 2001 18:36:42 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 15 Sep 2001, Ashley Yakeley wrote:

> At 2001-09-15 08:31, Mark Carroll wrote:
> >AFAICS a simple way to get
> >out of this is to only have one exception type that carries no information
> >instead of different ones so we can't distinguish one exception from
> >another, but that's obviously not great.
> Isn't that what 'bottom' is?

Yes, except it has the mild disadvantage of not terminating! (-:

-- Mark