Changes between Version 12 and Version 13 of ExceptionHandlingCowan


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Timestamp:
08/29/10 19:46:48 (7 years ago)
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cowan
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Added clarification of term "condition"

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  • ExceptionHandlingCowan

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    44detected either by the implementation or by a 
    55user program, a representation of that situation called a ''condition'' 
    6 (which can be any Scheme object) is constructed, and the exception is 
     6is constructed, and the exception is 
    77announced by an action called ''signaling 
    88the condition''.  This action allows a dynamically established ''condition handler'' 
    99an opportunity to resolve the problem.  At any given time, only one handler 
    10 is active. 
     10is active.  Note that in this proposal, any object may be a condition; the term is not 
     11reserved for a particular type of Scheme object. 
    1112 
    1213When a condition is signaled, the active handler is called with one 
     
    3839or other arbitrary continuations. 
    3940 
    40 See StandardConditionPredicatesCowan for standard predicates and accessors useful 
     41See StandardConditionPredicatesCowan for standard constructors, predicates and accessors useful 
    4142with implementation-defined conditions. 
    4243