Proposal: Automatic Resource Management

Neal Gafter neal at
Sat Mar 7 10:21:27 PST 2009

On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 9:48 AM, Joshua Bloch <jjb at> wrote:
> Agreed.  I like the solution in the "Additional Features" section of the
> proposal entitled "Retaining suppressed exceptions."  If there are no
> compelling objections, I'll promote this to the body of the proposal in the
> next revision (and fill in the details).

I don't see how that solves the problem.  Are you suggesting that
everywhere someone handles an exception they should also check for a
chain of ignored exceptions and log them?  That doesn't seem very DRY.

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