[swift-users] Every non-trivial Swift function should throw, right?

Dave Abrahams dabrahams at apple.com
Sun Mar 6 00:02:03 CST 2016

on Sat Mar 05 2016, Erica Sadun <swift-users-AT-swift.org> wrote:

> I'm hopping in here ridiculously late, but wasn't someone going to
> propose a vanilla universal stdlib error type along the lines of
> struct Error: ErrorType {
>    let reason: String
> }
> (preferably with auto-captured location context
> (http://ericasadun.com/2015/08/27/capturing-context-swiftlang/
> <http://ericasadun.com/2015/08/27/capturing-context-swiftlang/>) and a
> custom mutable dictionary.)

I know some people around here really want us to standardize on NSError
for this purpose.  If you have good reasons why we shouldn't, now would
be a good time to develop those arguments.


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