Compiler flag to turn off checked exceptions

Joe Darcy Joe.Darcy at Sun.COM
Tue Mar 24 14:55:51 PDT 2009

On 03/24/09 02:21 PM, phil swenson wrote:
> Not sure if this is a Project Coin thing, but has anyone thought about
> a compiler flag to turn off checked exceptions?  I'm sure everyone
> knows the arguments against checked exceptions, I'd love to have the
> ability to just turn them off so I don't have to wrap them in
> RuntimeExceptions.
> Not sure what the implications of this are.....
> thoughts?

 From the proposal form on the Project Coin homepage:
> The proposal must not remove existing features of the language; for 
> example, "Get rid of checked exceptions" would not be considered.


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