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From "Scott Sanders" <ssand...@nextance.com>
Subject RE: [io] throws Exception?
Date Mon, 24 Jun 2002 16:50:57 GMT
Point taken.  If the method continues to throw some type of exception,
existing code should not break.  Let's go for it.

Scott

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dion@multitask.com.au [mailto:dion@multitask.com.au] 
> Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2002 9:28 PM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: RE: [io] throws Exception?
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> 
> I can speak for Maven, since it's me using it :)
> 
> If the method currently throws Exception, and we change it to 
> IOException 
> for example, how does that break anyone?
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> "Scott Sanders" <ssanders@nextance.com>
> 06/23/02 01:31 PM
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> RE: [io] throws Exception?
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> 
> We have not released.  I would say do it, although I know I 
> might regret not deprecating somehow. 
> 
> Gump may have something to say about this, as there are 
> currently dependencies from: commons-xo 
> jakarta-turbine-3 
> jakarta-turbine-maven 
> jakarta-turbine-stratum 
> jakarta-turbine-torque 
> vindico 
> 
> I can speak for Vindico +1, but we should talk to the Turbine people.
> 
> +1 if we can keep Gump happy.
> 
> Scott
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Henri Yandell [mailto:bayard@generationjava.com]
> > Sent: Saturday, June 22, 2002 9:33 AM
> > To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> > Subject: Re: [io] throws Exception?
> > 
> > 
> > Ugh :) +1 for removing them from me.
> > 
> > Scott?
> > 
> > On Sat, 22 Jun 2002 dion@multitask.com.au wrote:
> > 
> > > The APIs in [io] most declare 'throws Exception'. This just
> > makes it
> > > plain hard to debug errors such as NullPointers etc and
> > makes the API
> > > hard to use in an application.
> > >
> > > I'd like to change the API so that they declare they throw
> > the actual
> > > exceptions that occur in the code?
> > >
> > > Does anyone have a problem with it?
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