[plt-scheme] R6RS exception handling and dynamic extent [was: SXML for R6RS]

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Fri Jul 11 11:25:42 EDT 2008

Yes, me too. I remember we abandoned it pretty quickly, but I can't
recall the specific examples either.


On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 10:16 AM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> I wish I could remember more on this one. I think we tried, early on,
> evaluating tests in the continuation of the raise, but we abandoned
> that possibility. Maybe it was just that we gave up on using the same
> mechanism for continuable and non-continuable exceptions, and so it
> seemed simpler and more consistent (in the way you suggest) to jump out
> for the tests, too. Or maybe there was a more direct reason, but I
> don't remember it.
> Matthew

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