Ben Finney bignose-hates-spam at
Thu Jul 24 05:12:57 CEST 2003

On Wed, 23 Jul 2003 20:29:27 -0700, Erik Max Francis wrote:
> Bryan wrote:
>> is what i'm doing is overkill?
> Use of external resources -- which should be released as soon as
> you're done with them -- are best done in try/finally clauses.

It seems that nesting the 'try' clauses doesn't scale well.  What if
fifty files are opened?  Must the nesting level of the 'try' clauses be
fifty also, to close them promptly?

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