Proposal: Automatic Resource Management

Neal Gafter neal at
Sat Mar 7 22:09:23 PST 2009

On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Joshua Bloch <jjb at> wrote:
> No, we don't agree on this one: I don't believe there is a problem.

I guess we disagree on that.  I believe it is not appropriate for a
language construct to generate code equivalent to

    catch (Exception ignored) { /* discarded */ }

when the exception may represent program/programmer error.

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