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On Tue, 5 May 2009 20:12:23 -0300
Luiz Henrique de Figueiredo <> wrote:
> But panic functions are for exactly that: panic. They should not be
> used for ordinary flow control.

This is true. I still use pcall for gracefully handling errors. The
panic exception falls onto a top-level try-catch that displays an error
message then bails on the script. Since Lua is living in an
application plugin, I don't want to call exit().

-- tom