ModuleDeclarationInstantiation behaviour after failure

Jason Orendorff jason.orendorff at
Tue Jul 12 14:44:36 UTC 2016

On Thu, Jul 7, 2016 at 4:33 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen at>

> The spec. Only generates errors and does try to define error recovery.
> That's up to the implementation. But I would expect implementations to
> discard any module records it created during a linking phase that throws
> errors.

That makes sense. Thanks.

This explains why I didn't understand it. Originally we specified a loader
too, and the loader's behavior on error was a little different from this.
Not necessarily better, though.

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