Re: JSR311: Exception Handling

From: Bill Burke <>
Date: Tue, 01 Apr 2008 10:31:52 -0400

Marc Hadley wrote:
> On Apr 1, 2008, at 9:27 AM, Bill Burke wrote:
>> +1 on options 1-3.
>> I'm conflicted on (iv) and (v).
>> If we reword (v) to be any HTTP container with servlets as an example,
>> then we don't need (iv).
> Not sure I understand, are you saying we could do without
> ContainerException ? The idea of introducing that is to standardize the
> runtime exception that an implementation uses to wrap unhandled (via the
> mechanism in (ii)) checked exceptions. Can you say a bit more about how
> you'd reword (v) to get round (iv).

I changed my mind, I'm for all options 1-5 as they all compliment one
another. Since this is an EE 6 specification, option (v) makes a lot of
sense as we should have easy integration with other EE 6 specs.


Bill Burke
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