Generator return() and exceptions
wingo at igalia.com
Wed Jul 23 09:51:38 PDT 2014
On Wed 23 Jul 2014 18:19, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at wirfs-brock.com> writes:
> On Jul 23, 2014, at 1:25 AM, Andy Wingo wrote:
> The TC39 notes do not record any discussion of return() causing an
> exception to be thrown.
> In the latest ES6 draft for-of propagates any exceptions thrown by the
> call to return(). See
> forin-div-ofbodyevaluation step 3.k.ii.1-2
> As a matter of design policy we rarely, if ever, just drop exceptions.
I probably didn't explain myself completely; apologies. I meant that
the mechanism of iter.return() should be implemented by throwing an
exception (i.e., as if by "iter.throw(new StopIteration)") instead of
"returning" from the yield point.
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