Completion of error handling

Torsten Rahn rahn at
Fri Nov 28 21:03:53 GMT 2008


Could you please stop cross-post-spamming kde-core-devel?
I guess it's apparent to everybody else now that there's a discussion on-going 
on kde-devel. So there's no need to cross-post to kde-core-devel as well.

Thanks :-)


On Monday 24 November 2008 19:55:40 Markus Elfring wrote:
> Andreas Pakulat schrieb:
> > I think apart from that reason (which shouldn't be a problem nowadays),
> > another is that the Qt event loop doesn't like exceptions at all. That
> > is, you always need to make sure you catch all exceptions before
> > returning to the event loop. So exceptions simply aren't that useful
> > sometimes, because you can't propagate them from a asynchronous network
> > subsystem back to the GUI layer where the user can be informed as the
> > event loop sits between those components.
> I guess that this situation is also managed in the software component
> "khtml" somehow as it was indicated by Henning Westerholt.
> Regards,
> Markus

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