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Aljoscha Rittner said ...

"On the other hand, Chapter 5 also advices to prefer factory methods over exposing constructors. I tried that few times, but I have a feeling that this feels a bit unnatural and as such I cannot recommend code like: " [...factory sample...]

It's not only unnatural, a static factory hides the real exception point into the stacktrace.

best regards, josh.

--Aljoscha Rittner 08:35, 15 September 2008 (CEST)

One can always use getStackTrace/setStackTrace methods on an exception to adjust the stacktrace, but indeed, that means everything is getting more complicated.

--JaroslavTulach 09:41, 15 September 2008 (UTC)

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