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From Steven Siebert <smsi...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VFS] Softening the exceptions...
Date Mon, 25 Oct 2010 15:53:19 GMT
true =)  BTW, I'll be at ApacheCon, if the VFS crew would like another warm
body to assist in getting the release out.  Just let me know when/where to
be

On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 11:49 AM, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>wrote:

>
> On Oct 25, 2010, at 8:10 AM, James Carman wrote:
>
> > On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Gary Gregory
> > <GGregory@seagullsoftware.com> wrote:
> >> Do we want the APIs to be quieter than using java.io.File for example?
> Or, should exceptions be thrown from similar places?
> >>
> >
> > Definitely quieter than java.io.File!  I *hate* that API for its
> > checked exceptions.
> >
> >> I am worried that we would make all APIs "quiet" (unchecked exceptions)
> as a opposed to really thinking where exceptions should be checked or return
> an Boolean error code (like File mkdir)
> >>
> >
> > I'm one of those folks who think the checked exceptions are evil, so I
> > am fine with getting rid of them entirely (think about how much nicer
> > your Hibernate code looks without the checked exceptions).  Boolean
> > returns are fine I guess.  No real strong opinion on that one.
> >
>
> I'm not in favor of changing much at this point. I'd really like to get a
> release done without too many more changes.
>
> Ralph
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