On 10/3/2021 10:23 PM, Guido van Rossum 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.

Seems like a good reason to promote   "except group E"  instead of "except * E", as others have suggested.