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From Henri Yandell <>
Subject Re: [lang] New feature: Close method for Objects
Date Mon, 01 Jul 2002 00:48:41 GMT

On Sun, 30 Jun 2002, Stephen Colebourne wrote:

> I would suggest that IO is a better home for the close method.
> Also, I would definitely not want Lang to have Logging.
> Stephen

+1 on the -1 for Logging dependency. Which leaves either a silent Lang or
System.err. System.err always irritates me from a standard library, but
utter silence is a pain too.

Oh, another option would be converting Exceptions to RuntimeExceptions
when thrown.

Any preferences?


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