Mental Guy wrote:
> On Wed, 29 Aug 2007 03:33:04 +0900, Joel VanderWerf 
>> It's just one of those gotchas that keeps coming up. A similar one is
>> 
>>    Thread.abort_on_exception = true
>> 
>> (otherwise threads die silently on unhandled exceptions).
> 
> You don't always want to do that, since you can recover the unhandled
> exception that terminated a thread via Thread#join or Thread#value
> and some libraries rely on this.

Interesting.  I suppose I've never run into that.  It helped me debug 
things, mostly, and seemed useful, though I suppose handling exceptions 
on join or checking value is another option.
Thanks.
-Roger

> 
> -mental
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