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From Abe White <>
Subject Re: Exceptions thrown from callbacks
Date Tue, 06 Feb 2007 21:29:53 GMT
> I think if a user throws an exception in a callback outside of a  
> commit operation, we should simply rethrow it to the user after we  
> clean up our internal state. Presumably, the specific runtime  
> exception has meaning to the user's code, and we don't add much  
> value in wrapping the exception.
> I might think differently if the spec allowed/required us to  
> continue after catching the first exception thrown from a callback,  
> but it explicitly says that the first exception aborts the  
> operation. From 3.5.6,  "No further lifecycle callback methods will  
> be invoked after a runtime exception is thrown."

I can go either way on it, but I think Craig's reasoning is sound.
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