SAX2: Should SAXException extend IOException?
david at megginson.com
Wed Dec 22 19:08:53 GMT 1999
Rajiv Mordani writes:
> I am not sure what the intent is of having IOException. I think
> SAXException seems appropriate to me..
I'd like to hear as many opinions on this point as possible. What is
the rationale for *not* deriving SAXException from IOException when
(for example) java.net.MalformedURLException and
java.util.zip.ZipException are derived from IOException?
I especially like the idea that higher-level libraries could have
void importXML (String uri) throws IOException;
without the application's having any direct dependency on SAX
interfaces. It could accomplish the same thing by having a
SAXExceptionAdapter that embeds the SAXException and extends
IOException, but that seems like a lot of unnecessary fuss for a very
All the best,
David Megginson david at megginson.com
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