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is it a bad programming design to throw exception in the try block then
catch it??
Nov 17 '05
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it seems that this programmer is part of you group. Rather than spending
time in here, walk across to her cube and have a polite discussion about the
tenets of good exception practices. I think your approach is not the best
because it doesn't correct the situation.

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is it a bad programming design to throw exception in the try block then
catch it??

It depends on what you're doing and why you're doing it. If you're
catching exceptions so that you can do some sort of rollback or cleanup
and then throw (or rethrow) an exception then it could be a fine design.
If you're throwing and catching as a neat-o way of passing data then, it's
a bad design.

What are you doing?

Nov 17 '05 #41

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