[buug] On missing data

johnd john at jjdev.com
Mon Dec 2 15:16:05 PST 2002

On Mon, Dec 02, 2002 at 01:10:59PM -0800, Bob Read wrote:
> > exceptions are evil
> When you get down to it, exceptions are just gotos
> with more make-up and a push-up bra.

What do you mean?  How is an exception like a  goto?  I can write code
that throws an exception without even knowing about where or how the
client will deal with it.  The client may not even deal with it at all
and just throw it.  A goto always goes to the same place.

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