[kaffe] Exception thrown but not declared

Dalibor Topic robilad at kaffe.org
Fri Jul 18 03:26:01 PDT 2003

Dalibor Topic wrote:
> Guilhem Lavaux wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>> Fixing the behaviours of java.text against JDK 1.4.2 I am encountering 
>> some strange things. For example, java.text.ChoiceFormat.parse may 
>> raise a ParseException in JDK 1.4.2 although the interface does not 
>> permit it. This poses a problem because on one hand we want to be JDK 
>> compatible but on the other hand we cannot adapt Java compilers to our 
>> needs...
>> Looking at GNU/Classpath they seem to have some more things 
>> implemented but the strict behaviour is also wrong. (sigh) What do you 
>> think we should do here ? Just pass it through ?
> I looked briefly over the interfaces. NumberFormat.parse(String) throws 
> a ParseException. ChoiceFormat.parse(String), which overrides it, doesn't.

Argh, it's parse(String, ParsePosition). But I still assume tat 
ParseExceptions you see come from super.parse(String) calls.

If no resolution can be found, just do as the spec says, and file a bug 
report on sun's bug database.

dalibor topic

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