IOError vs. Exception vs. IOException

Ross Paterson
Wed, 27 Nov 2002 11:26:28 +0000

On Fri, Nov 15, 2002 at 10:01:18AM -0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> Instead, I'd suggest deprecating System.IO.catch and perhaps the rest of
> the IOError support in System.IO.  It is all available from
> System.IO.Error and Control.Exception anyhow.

That sounds like a sensible separation.  You'd also want System.IO.Error
to export the IOError versions of catch and try (which it doesn't now).