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017package org.apache.commons.math3.exception;
018
019import org.apache.commons.math3.exception.util.Localizable;
020import org.apache.commons.math3.exception.util.LocalizedFormats;
021
022/**
023 * All conditions checks that fail due to a {@code null} argument must throw
024 * this exception.
025 * This class is meant to signal a precondition violation ("null is an illegal
026 * argument") and so does not extend the standard {@code NullPointerException}.
027 * Propagation of {@code NullPointerException} from within Commons-Math is
028 * construed to be a bug.
029 *
030 * @since 2.2
031 * @version $Id: NullArgumentException.java 1364378 2012-07-22 17:42:38Z tn $
032 */
033public class NullArgumentException extends MathIllegalArgumentException {
034    /** Serializable version Id. */
035    private static final long serialVersionUID = -6024911025449780478L;
036
037    /**
038     * Default constructor.
039     */
040    public NullArgumentException() {
041        this(LocalizedFormats.NULL_NOT_ALLOWED);
042    }
043    /**
044     * @param pattern Message pattern providing the specific context of
045     * the error.
046     * @param arguments Values for replacing the placeholders in {@code pattern}.
047     */
048    public NullArgumentException(Localizable pattern,
049                                 Object ... arguments) {
050        super(pattern, arguments);
051    }
052}