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here i thought that A and c are printed...
but not its compile error...
exception java.io.IOException is never thrown in the corresponding try block ...
i didnt get it ...
instead of java.io.IOException i kept java.lang.Exception it worked fine...
whats the concept behind this???
 
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IOException is a checked exception you are trying to catch it but it's not thrown so the compiler is smart and throws a compile time error. But this is not the case with the class Exception , even though it's not thrown explicitly , there are possibility of getting runtime exceptions like NullPointer hence it compiles
[ October 13, 2005: Message edited by: Srinivasa Raghavan ]
 
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