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Maybe. There are exceptions to every rule, and no rule should be followed uncritically. You example might conceivably be one of the instances where it makes sense to swallow all exceptions. For example if you want to add tracing to a critical production system, and you want to make absolutely sure that you changes don't disrupt the main task of the app. ...


Checked exceptions in Java isn't such a bad thing. Of course ADTs may be better option for Scala but in Java, checked exceptions have their place and the tidy code argument is just clueless non-sense no matter how many blogs repeated it. It basically says that you should happily ignore severe and possibly repairable conditions that may happen in your system, ...

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