Robert Klemme wrote:
> On 01.07.2010 22:24, Carl Jenkins wrote:
>> I was reading the pick axe book (for 1.9 version of ruby) and on page
>> 155 it talks about exception handling.
>>
>> More specifically, it says that beginners usually make the mistake of
>> putting File.open in the begin end block.
>>
>> Now, I am a ruby newbie but, how do you handle exceptions for File.open
>> if it is not in the begin block? Do I put File.open in its own begin
>> block?
> 
> Does this help?
> 
> http://blog.rubybestpractices.com/posts/rklemme/001-Using_blocks_for_Robustness.html
> 
> Kind regards
> 
>   robert

Yes - thanks that does help.

But, I have to be honest it seems a bit strange to not have to use 
exception handling. Especially, when coming from the Java way of doing 
things.
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