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Re: Please rename TRY to something else



>   From: "Manual Serrano" <Manuel.Serrano@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>
>   I will have a look at the specification but first of all, let me ask you
>   a favor. Bigloo is already using TRY. It is already a special form for
>   Bigloo. Please give me a chance to implement SRFi-34 by renaming this
form.
>
> The Bigloo form takes two arguments and SRFI-34's takes three, so
> there should be no technical problem with implementing both.  It
> would be a bit ugly.
>
> Can you suggest another name?  TRY seems the natural one.
>

SRFI-12 used HANDLE-EXCEPTIONS. Was this considered too
verbose, or are there any other reason for choosing a different name?
(I'm just asking - I know that TRY is well established in other
programming languages)


cheers,
felix