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Can i get a generalize answer

Gemi P
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Joined: Oct 04, 2004
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Can i get a generalize answer for the difference between exception and error
Hu Jiabao
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Joined: Feb 16, 2004
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God makes people like Newton,Pascal.God makes an exception
You are human being instead of baboon.God makes an error.
[ October 05, 2004: Message edited by: Hu Jiabao ]

working in Shanghai CHINA PRC
Maxim Katcharov
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My understanding is:

An exception means something very abnormal happened. You can catch it.

An error means your programs dead. You can't do anything.
Eric Pascarello
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Closing topic since you keep asking it in the wrong forum!!!
 
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
 
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