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Re: [Scheme-reports] 4.2.7. Exception Handling

On Wed 18 May 2011 18:58, Jim Rees <jimreesma@x> writes:

> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 12:21 PM, Jim Rees <jimreesma@x> wrote:
>     I would tend to agree.   
> ...or not.    I can't help feeling there is real value to having the
> exception handler being run in the same dynamic context as when raise
> was originally invoked -- for example supporting a runtime debugger.  

The wind thrashing is what I was objecting to, yes.  There's utility in
both: catching pre-unwind for debugging, and after unwinding so that you
know e.g. that the current output port has some sane value.

My concern is about the rewinding behavior, more than anything.



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