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On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 2:56 PM, Asko Kauppi <> wrote:
> Last time I checked, the Lua 'error' mechanism was plenty enough.
> In other words, what exactly does it _not_ cover, in your and/or David's
> opinion?  Give us a list.

John Belmonte used to have a page on the wiki describing problems, and
apparently has a chapter in the lua gems book. Couldn't find it, but
probably still there somewhere.

Lack of non-string errors is one. Catching specific classes of errors
is hard and involves fragile string matching, at best.