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Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2002 19:08:54 +0100 From: Tony Garnock-Jones <tonyg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Of course, CATCH and THROW already have heavy historical baggage. I've just googled for CATCH in particular, and it conflicts with guile, kawa, and rep, at least... OTOH, "try" conflicts with Bigloo, and try-catch with kawa; try/catch doesn't seem to be used by anyone google can find in half a minute... But when I see 'try/catch' I have no idea what it is supposed to do. If the only conflict for "try" is Bigloo I am inclined stick with with it. Because of the different arities there is no technical problem with implementing both. It might cause some minor confusion for an occational Bigloo user, but the alternatives have the potential for confusing everyone. -Richard