constructors and exception handling

From: Angus Parvis (
Date: 07/28/04

Date: Wed, 28 Jul 2004 11:31:04 +0200


When a method throws an exception, i always have to deal with it in some
way (let it fall through or catch it).
But when a constructor throws an exception, it does not have to be
caught. Why that?

I'm curious about the answer ;)