idea: try/catch and "rethrow"...?

Allen Wirfs-Brock allen at wirfs-brock.com
Tue Feb 1 16:36:10 PST 2011


On Feb 1, 2011, at 3:57 PM, Brendan Eich wrote:

> This can be made quite fast. But IIRC the current JS VMs, which optimize heavily, still don't go so fast when you add exception-handling to the profiles. It's rare in web JS.

One would hope that the constructs that will ultimately get optimized are those that are actually being widely used in the wild.  Of course, that ignores the impact of benchmarks...

allen


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