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  2. ARQ-941

Make Exception.class default for value attribute on @ShouldThrowException

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      The annotation @ShouldThrowException is expressive enough to be understood as meaning a generic Exception will be thrown (during deployment) unless a more specific exception is specified.

      Therefore, a default should be specified for the value attribute such that:

      @ShouldThrowException == @ShouldThrowException(Exception.class)

      Here's the resulting annotation definition:

      @Documented
      @Retention(RUNTIME)
      @Target(ElementType.METHOD)
      public @interface ShouldThrowException {
         Class<? extends Exception> value() default Exception.class;
      }
      

      (Alternatively, the default can be Throwable.class, though the value of least surprise is likely Exception.class).

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            dan.j.allen Dan Allen (Inactive)
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