a patch for the libraries

Archie Cobbs archie at whistle.com
Wed Mar 10 12:47:36 PST 1999

Aaron Place writes:
> >The EmptyStackException exceptions are supposed to be declared according to:
> >
> >  http://java.sun.com/products/jdk/1.2/docs/api/java/util/Stack.html
> That's not the way that I read the docs.  For example look at:
> http://java.sun.com/products/jdk1.2/docs/api/java/lang/Class.html#newInstance()
> My understanding is that the checked exceptions are stated at the top
> as part of the method signature and that the RuntimeExceptions and
> Errors are stated down the bottom.  (EmptyStackException is a
> RuntimeException).

Ah, my mistake. I thought EmptyStackException was a checked exception.


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