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Author Burns, A. ♦ Mitchell, S. E. ♦ Wellings, A. J.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Subject Keyword Metalevel architecture ♦ Exceptions ♦ Reflection
Abstract This paper describes the development of a model for the reflective treatment of both application and environmentally sourced exceptions. We show how a variety of exception models can be implemented using an exception handler at the metalevel. The approach described allows for better separation of exceptional and normal error-free program code producing systems that are easier to understand and therefore maintain.
Description Affiliation: University of York, UK (Mitchell, S. E.; Burns, A.; Wellings, A. J.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1989-04-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGAda Ada Letters (ALET)
Volume Number XXI
Issue Number 3
Page Count 13
Starting Page 80
Ending Page 92


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