As alluded to as a possibility previously, I'm happy to announce that improved exception handling with multi-catch and final rethrow will be part of an upcoming JDK 7 build. Improved exception handling is joining other Project Coin features available in the repository after successful experiences with a multi-catch implementation developed by Maurizio Cimadamore.

Maurizio's work also revealed and corrected a flaw in the originally proposed static analysis for the set of exception that can be rethrown;