Re: Recursion limit: a good idea to ignore?
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- Subject: [mg82371] Re: Recursion limit: a good idea to ignore?
- From: Jon Harrop <jon at ffconsultancy.com>
- Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 05:03:20 -0400 (EDT)
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Szabolcs Horvát wrote: >> Note that OCaml [...] failed with a nice catchable exception. > > I wish Mathematica did that too instead of crashing and causing one to > lose all data stored in the Kernel. Absolutely. Mathematica segfaulting is bad from the command-line but downright confusing when the kernel behind a notebook GUI silently dies and the user only sees all of their data disappear... -- Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy http://www.ffconsultancy.com/products/?u