Patent Number: 8,880,950

Title: Method, apparatus or software for processing exceptions produced by an application program

Abstract: A method, apparatus and software is disclosed in which original exceptions issued by an application program are encoded as substitute exceptions with associated metadata identifying the original exception so as to enable to enable a first application program receiving the exception but not arranged to process the original exception to process the substitute exception and to enable a second application program receiving the exception and arranged to process the original exception to extract and process that original exception.

Inventors: Baldwin; Timothy John (Swanmore, GB)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 11/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-04 0:00:00