Proposal: Extensible exceptions

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Fri Jul 4 15:22:23 EDT 2008

On 2008 Jul 4, at 9:56, Simon Marlow wrote:

> In fact, this applies to catchAny too.  It should come with a strong  
> warning, and a suggestion that any unrecognised exceptions should be  
> re-thrown.  Most uses of catchAny are to implement

Given that it just tries a catch with each exception in the list, why  
couldn't it automatically re-throw if none matches?

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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