IOError vs. Exception vs. IOException

Ross Paterson
Mon, 4 Nov 2002 14:47:17 +0000

On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 01:00:39PM -0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> Our feeling over here is that this is an unforced change, so in
> isolation it probably wouldn't be worthwhile.  It'll break some code,
> and the awkward squad paper will have to be updated to comply (although
> we just noticed it is already wrong about the behaviour of
> Prelude.catch).

What should other implementations do?