Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Nov 2005, mathew wrote:
> 
> 
>>Just because something is a legitimate way to phrase something in English,
>>doesn't mean it's a good structure to add to a programming language. The
>>classic example there would be the "come from" statement.
> 
> 
> Aren't rescue-expressions pretty close to "come from"? It wants to "come 
> from" a raise of a compatible exception. Right?

Along with event handlers, callbacks, observers, queue waiters, ... The
"come from" is alive and well, at least in a structured sense, if not
the original[1].

[1] http://www.fortran.com/fortran/come_from.html

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