The JDK 1.1 release added many features to make it easy for programmers to develop internationalized programs. Some changes were required to the
Throwableclass to make it a better international citizen. In fact, all of the changes made to the
Throwableclass are related to internationalization issues.
New MethodsThese methods were added to the
Throwableclass for the JDK 1.1.String getLocalizedMessage() printStackTrace(PrintWriter)