On Fri, 10 May 2002, Dossy wrote:

> Even more interesting:  Should a rescue block be able to rescue
> an exception that is raised in another thread?  In order for

This is actually what is done: timeout.rb runs the block in the
main thread, which is where the exception is raised as well. So that's
quite ok. (You might want to run the block in a different thread, but
that's another question.)

 -- Nikodemus