Exception Handling (when to use it)

Ovid publiustemp-londonpm at yahoo.com
Fri Jul 13 11:22:50 BST 2007

----- Original Message ----
From: Peter Corlett <abuse at cabal.org.uk>

> Java seems to be proof that people who don't understand COBOL are doomed to
> reinvent it, badly.

As an ex-COBOL programmer:

  return $corlett->is_joking 
    ? laugh() 
    : throw_type_mismatch "Can't compare cheese and Wednesday";

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