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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [CODEC] Base64 decode() handling of invalid encoded data
Date Mon, 14 Jul 2008 13:37:34 GMT
On 14/07/2008, Jochen Wiedmann <jochen.wiedmann@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 2:24 PM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>  > Just looked at this again.
>  >
>  > Using IOException causes problems, because the interface BinaryDecoder
>  > does not declare that as a possible exception.
>  >
>  > How about using DecoderException instead?
>  >
>  > Seems just as appropriate to me.
>
>
> Fine with me.
>

Should have tried it before posting ...

Both IOException and DecoderException are checked, and so this means
that the method signature for

public static byte[] decodeBase64()

would need to change - or the method needs to convert the
DecoderException to an unchecked error.

Thoughts?

>
>  Jochen
>
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>  Look, that's why there's rules, understand? So that you think before
>  you break 'em.
>
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