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The Ruby and Rails community linklog

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Rescue StandardError, not Exception

Sometimes our Ruby programs throw errors which we don’t have full control over, such as network timeouts. So, we need to catch and handle those errors. To do so, we need to choose an Exception-descended class (or classes) to catch. What’s the right granularity of that class?

Rescue StandardError, not Exception.

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