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Doc Bug #68290 "finally" keyword barely explained
Submitted: 2014-10-23 07:42 UTC Modified: -
Avg. Score:5.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:1 of 1 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (100.0%)
Same OS:1 (100.0%)
From: jeroen at asystance dot nl Assigned:
Status: Open Package: Documentation problem
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 [2014-10-23 07:42 UTC] jeroen at asystance dot nl
From manual page:

The example (#2) given to illustrate the "finally" keyword works exactly the same (i.e. produces the same output) without finally. Therefore, the documentation does not show any benefit to using it, nor does it make clear how it affects the execution flow.

Fortunately, there are a few user contributed notes which show effects of finally. It should however not be up to users to explain basic syntax, especially since there are apparently some non-intuitive aspects (e.g. finally block being run _after_ return in the try block).


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