The Industry choice
golux at comcast.net
Mon Jan 3 15:33:36 EST 2005
Steve Holden wrote:
> Aahz wrote:
>> In article <xuTBd.66280$Jk5.42292 at lakeread01>,
>> Steve Holden <steve at holdenweb.com> wrote:
>>> Aahz wrote:
>>>> In article <7xacrs230c.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com>,
>>>> Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
>>>>> I was pretty skeptical of Java's checked exceptions when I first used
>>>>> them but have been coming around about them. [...]
>>>> That's funny -- Bruce Eckel talks about how he used to love checked
>>>> exceptions but has come to regard them as the horror that they are.
>>>> I've learned to just write "throws Exception" at the declaration of
>>>> every method.
>>> Pretty sloppy, though, no? And surely the important thing is to have
>>> a broad handler, not a broad specification of raisable exceptions?
>> Yes, it's sloppy, but I Don't Care. I'm trying to write usable code
>> while learning a damnably under-documented Java library -- and I'm *not*
>> a Java programmer in the first place, so I'm also fighting with the Java
>> environment. Eventually I'll add in some better code.
> The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Hmm ... those must be what my bucket keeps bumping over! :)
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