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From "Jukka Zitting (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (TIKA-29) Exceptions are being swallowed that need to be thrown.
Date Tue, 25 Sep 2007 20:41:50 GMT

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Jukka Zitting commented on TIKA-29:
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"Unswallowed" at least some of the exceptions in the fix for TIKA-31. During that fix I probably
also made major conflicts with your patch here, sorry for that... :-(

> Exceptions are being swallowed that need to be thrown.
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: TIKA-29
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TIKA-29
>             Project: Tika
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: general
>    Affects Versions: 0.1-incubator
>            Reporter: Keith R. Bennett
>            Priority: Critical
>             Fix For: 0.1-incubator
>
>         Attachments: tika-29-diag.patch
>
>
> There are many cases in several classes where exceptions are being swallowed where they
should be thrown instead.
> It is important that the caller be notified of an error if one occurs.  The caller needs
the opportunity to record the failure and set aside the document for future processing, or
whatever else needs to be done in case of error.
> I'm marking this critical because we have no way of knowing the importance of the missing
data; it could be of the utmost importance.

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