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Re: scm_wrong_num_args

From: Gary Houston
Subject: Re: scm_wrong_num_args
Date: 29 Mar 2001 00:17:52 -0000

> From: Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 25 Mar 2001 18:17:37 +0200 (MEST)
> One aspect is (as you have suggested) to make the error reporting
> functions create continuations to allow to continue the execution after an
> error has occured.  This idea can be extended, for example to use the
> continuation to extract backtrace information (as a replacement or in
> addition to the current explicit stack creation mechanism).  This would
> allow to show a mixture of C level and scheme level stack frames.

Restartable exceptions were actually rejected when the current system
was evolved, see:

Creating a continuation for every exception seems too slow to be used
in non-debugging sessions.

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