[Nickle] nickle: Branch 'master' - 2 commits

Keith Packard keithp at keithp.com
Thu Nov 22 23:28:25 PST 2012

Bart Massey <bart at cs.pdx.edu> writes:

> Yeah, making the docs match is a good start.
> I had assumed that the else block would catch the exception raised when the
> opening part of the twixt failed. I'd have to think about how the syntax
> and semantics for that would look, and whether it would be a good idea.
> As it stands, though, I think we've gone to a lot of trouble to absolutely
> ensure that the closing part of the twixt is executed even though the
> opening part has failed, which seems like a recipe for bad trouble in a lot
> of use cases...

If there's an exception in the first part, the second part never gets
executed. The question is whether to have the first part be a boolean
that triggers the second part; requiring a boolean is actually pretty
darn annoying.

keith.packard at intel.com
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