Hi,

In message "Re: POLS - exception comparisons"
    on 04/08/25, Jamis Buck <jgb3 / email.byu.edu> writes:

|It depends on what you are asking when you want to know if two 
|exceptions are the same. I can see where, on one hand, you would want 
|them to be equal if they contain the same information, but on the other 
|hand, sometimes you might want to know: are these two objects the same 
|exception that was thrown at some instant x? In that case, it isn't 
|sufficient to merely check the exception's contents, you have to make 
|sure they have the same id and are literally the same object.

Indeed.  But you can use "equal?" for the same instant.  The point is
that which should be the basic comparison (the comparison used most
frequently).

							matz.