[fpc-pascal] Food for thought - language string improvement

Dmitry Boyarintsev skalogryz.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jul 10 16:37:52 CEST 2017

On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 9:46 AM, Graeme Geldenhuys <
mailinglists at geldenhuys.co.uk> wrote:

> On 2017-07-10 13:34, Dmitry Boyarintsev wrote:
>> are you referring to "Catching More Than One Type of Exception with One
>> Exception Handler" in
>> https://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/essential/exceptions/catch.html
> Yes. You can have multiple catch blocks inside the same try block.

Well, this has been in FPC/Delphi from the start
Ultimately handling multiple exceptions in one catch block is the whole
purpose of having exception mechanism in a language.

You can also have a single catch block with a comma separated list of
> exception types.

I think it's actually Pipe separated.
And is that true, that the variable specified for catching such exception
would default to a common "Exception" class?
Not available in freepascal indeed.

> Then lastly, you can even add a finally block in there too

Also not available, but people are asking :

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