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>>>>> "Dibyendu" == Dibyendu Majumdar <> writes:

 Dibyendu> It is probably an imperfect analogy if you consider Lua as an
 Dibyendu> embedded language, where it is not the main program. There
 Dibyendu> was a talk several years ago by a Google engineer that said
 Dibyendu> essentially there is no point trying to recover after a
 Dibyendu> memory failure. Fail fast is often a better approach -
 Dibyendu> because trying to recover in that scenario could cause more
 Dibyendu> damage because of further failures.

Most environments are not Google.