Checked Exceptions do not exist on the JVM.

Rémi Forax forax at
Wed May 20 11:56:15 PDT 2009

Neal Gafter a écrit :
> On Wed, May 20, 2009 at 11:02 AM, Joseph D. Darcy <Joe.Darcy at> wrote:
>> Additionally, on the point of interfacing with other language in Java,
>> the possibility of having what are in Java checked exceptions thrown by
>> the caller argue for Dynamic call sites to be regarded as being able to
>> throw Exception so that the existing Java semantics and checking can be
>> preserved.
> Agreed, though I think you mean that they throw java.lang.Throwable, which
> is the root of the language's exception hierarchy.
Neal, why do you want Throwable and not Exception ?
It the second time you mention it and I don't understand why.


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