Forum: Ruby best practices for exception hierarchies?

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Joshua H. (Guest)
on 2006-03-19 20:11
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What are best-practices for exception hierarchies?

Should my exceptions derive from Exception, or StandardError, or

Should my exceptions be called FooException or FooError?  Does Ruby
give a specific meaning to the difference between an "Error" and an

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