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From "Vincenzo Gianferrari Pini" <vincenzo.gianferrarip...@praxis.it>
Subject RE: MailetException vs MessagingException
Date Mon, 20 Oct 2003 17:16:52 GMT
> > I found that many of them are throwing MessagingException-s
> > instead of MailetException-s (including my own code ;-).
> 
> You know ... I could have sworn I had raised this exact question 
> earlier in
> the year.  I've no clue as to why there are both.
> 
> How could we make better use MailetException, just as 
> SendFailedException is
> a specialized type of MessagingException?  Right now it is just a synonym
> for MessagingException.
> 
> Can you see any reason why the container would want to catch a
> MailetException and not catch a MessagingException?  Can you see 
> any reason
> why the container would want to handle them differently?  Do we want to
> Matchers and Mailets to throw MailetException so that we can distinguish
> between one that they threw, and one that was leaked?
> 
The latter makes sense for me...

Vincenzo


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