PROPOSAL: checked exception handling enhancement

Gene Ray evildeathmath at
Tue Mar 31 07:30:58 PDT 2009

Sadly, the ideal submission date was (will be?) after the Project Coin deadline, so I had to make do.

--- On Tue, 3/31/09, Mark Thornton <mthornton at> wrote:

From: Mark Thornton <mthornton at>
Subject: Re: PROPOSAL: checked exception handling enhancement
To: "Gene Ray" <evildeathmath at>
Cc: coin-dev at
Date: Tuesday, March 31, 2009, 1:43 PM

Gene Ray wrote:
> I suggest then replacing "wtf" with "wtf!?", which should be safe as it would currently generate a compiler error in all suggested contexts and is not a valid identifier name.
Was this proposal submitted a few days earlier than intended?
In any case I don't think even abbreviated obscenities have any place in 
a programming language intended for serious use.

Mark Thornton


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