So why isn't it called 'try'?

Regards
Franz

"Avi Bryant" <avi / beta4.com> wrote in message
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> On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, [iso-8859-1] Anders Strandl=F8v Elkj=E6r wrote:
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> > Hiyas. I am a bit puzzled about the use of 'do', 'begin' and 'end'. Why
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> > you sometimes need the begin and other times not.
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> 'begin' is not needed with 'do', 'while', 'if', etc.  It is only used when
> paired with rescue/ensure to catch exceptions.  'begin' is analagous to
> 'try' in some other languages.
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