Re: Catching mulitple Exceptions in JDK 1.7

Patricia Shanahan <>
Wed, 03 Aug 2011 21:03:55 -0700
On 8/3/2011 8:31 PM,
supercalifragilisticexpialadiamaticonormalizeringelimatisticantations wrote:

On 02/08/2011 5:07 PM, Patricia Shanahan wrote:

It seems to generally do the most useful thing it could, but I really
would like documentation that would let me predict the results without
running the experiments.

I wonder if Oracle isn't as committed to quality documentation (or,
perhaps, to Java at all) as Sun was. :(

I also wonder what happens with this:

public void method () throws SomeCheckedException,
SomeUnrelatedCheckedException {

try {
} catch (SomeCheckedException | SomeUnrelatedCheckedException e) {
throw e;

Does this work? Or does method() need throws
LastCommonSupertypeOfThoseCheckedExceptions instead to avoid a compile

I think this is covered by another extension. See,
"Rethrowing Exceptions with More Inclusive Type Checking".


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