I'm confused, if you can't do that then what is Irit asking? I thought that:

> At the moment * is a separate token so both are allowed, but we could change that (e.g., make except* a token), and in any case we need to settle on a convention that we use in documentation, etc.

Meant exactly that was the question being asked.

Damian (he/him)

On Mon, Oct 4, 2021 at 1:30 AM Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> wrote:
On Sun, Oct 3, 2021 at 9:20 PM Jonathan Goble <jcgoble3@gmail.com> wrote:
Therefore my vote is for requiring `except* E` and keeping `except *E` as a SyntaxError.

You can't do that with our current lexer+parser.

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