[racket] raise vs abort

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Wed Jan 5 09:18:21 EST 2011

raise just calls a handler that is the one that does the interesting control.


On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 7:58 AM, Keiko Nakata <keiko at kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
> Hi again,
> I'm not sure where to ask this question, but
> why are 'raise' and 'abort' implemented separately
> (rather than, say, 'raise' by means of 'abort')?
> I haven't understood the implementations of these primitives,
> but they appear very different (in error.c and fun.c).
> Will someone explain to me why they should be, roughly?
> Keiko
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