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From Gilles Sadowski <>
Subject Re: [math] missing public methods in new exceptions
Date Mon, 15 Nov 2010 22:05:23 GMT
Hi Luc.

> As part of the exception revamping in 2.X and 3.0, I noticed the new
> exceptions that have been introduced miss some public methods from the
> former exceptions. These methods were useful for some user code (at
> least mine) so I would propose to reintroduce them to avoid regression.
> The methods correspond to the accessors getPattern and getArguments. It
> was first simply considered getPattern should be deprecated in 2.2 and
> replaced by getLocalizablePattern, but now I think it should be replaced
> by getSpecificPattern() and getGeneralPattern().
> I propose to add these methods, probably in an interface MathThrowable
> together with the getMessage(Locale), getMessage() and
> getLocalizedMessage(). This will greatly simplify change for existing
> user code.


Because I feel that, as they are, these things should have been kept
internal. But if you rely on them, I should not get in the way...


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