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Excellent! ++! Now, that explains what's going on. It's a little worrying that these examples are not in the Error documentation. A few thoughts:

The first example, to me, is an example of how not to use try-catch. To me, you shouldn't be doing a return 0 within a catch. You should be rethrowing some error after doing what you needed to do. The only return statement should be as a result of success. Regardless of memory leaks, that's just poor practice.

The second method ... the closure concern is a bit harsher for me. Matts does provide a solution for it, but I don't like it as it removes the major benefit imho, which is the syntactic sugar. I'll have to think about it and see whether it has a good workaround.

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In reply to Re4: Learning how to use the Error module by example by dragonchild
in thread Learning how to use the Error module by example by cleverett

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