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From "Andrea Francia" <and...@andreafrancia.it>
Subject Re: Exceptions of the FileSystemView
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2008 15:32:11 GMT
2008/10/2 Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com>:
> Andrea Francia wrote:
>> 2008/10/2 Steve Ulrich <steve.ulrich@proemion.com>:
>>> Hi!
>>>> Niklas Gustavsson [mailto:niklas@protocol7.com] wrote
>>>> Yes, I'm aware that we can chain and replace exceptions thrown by the
>>>> various protocols, that was not my concern. My question was if
>>>> IOExceptions semantics matches the error conditions that we talk about
>>>> here. From the Javadoc: "Signals that an I/O exception of some sort
>>>> has occurred". I'm not sure if this is true for many of the cases
>>>> where the FtpServer file system abstraction fails. But then again,
>>>> this might be a case of splitting hairs. What do the rest of you
>>>> think?
>>> Using IOException for anything not IO related isn't a good practice.
>> I/O mean input/oputput, it does not cover only the I/O to real
>> filesystem it cover also I/O trough the net sockets, the
>> RemoteException used in RMI is an IOException.
> That does not mean FtpException should not inherit from IoException. This is
> also an option.
I'm not proposing that however.

Andrea Francia

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