Improve errorhandling in LotusScript with a Try..Catch..Finally block 
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: Kenneth Axi2537 04 Aug 2011
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I would like to see an improvement of LotusScript errorhandling and therefore introduce the Try..Catch..Finally block that You do in Java and other OOP languages.
That would give us the option to get rid of the hideous On Error Goto statements and have proper errorhandling as it should be.

1) Mark Demicoli10736 (05 Aug 2011)
In case you haven't noticed, LotusScript has been abandoned.
2) Kenneth Axi2537 (08 Aug 2011)
Yes Mark, I know - but one could still wish for improvements, can't You?
3) Dave Navarre402 (09 Aug 2011)
I've been learning Java and really don't like Try-Catch blocks. They honestly look ugly. Why should you have to add the extra lines to show where you're trying and catching instead of just using LotusScript's style where you can put in one On Error line?
4) Dave Navarre402 (11 Aug 2011)
So, can you explain why Try-Catch-Finally is better than the current system? If the reason is that you're used to TCF or that everyone else uses TCF, I don't know that it merits a change.

That said, you could always simply write all your LotusScript agents in Java. The "Java" in Notes is not really Java, but more like re-worded LotusScript and you get your TCF blocks.


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