Standardizing out-of-memory and stack-depth-exceeded errors?

Mike Shaver mike.shaver at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 18:25:36 PDT 2011


On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com> wrote:
> javascript: alert(new InternalError("Got on tha inside, bitch!"));
>
> Hrm. seems odd to expose the constructor publicly.

Necessary to permit instanceof testing, no?

> The infinite recursion could be detected and reported early. Where
> does that happen? Does any engine report early for infinite recursion?

No engine in all of computer science does so.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Halting_problem

Mike


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