Hi,

In message "[ruby-talk:17141] Re: RCR: Exception methods (was: Re:  Re: keeping an Exception object alive)"
    on 01/07/02, David Alan Black <dblack / candle.superlink.net> writes:

|But then the question is: why clone, instead of returning self?

Because I don't like hidden side effect.

  raise exc, "message"

do not appear to modify exc.

							matz.