On 6 Oct 2021, at 18:48, Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> wrote:

On Wed, Oct 6, 2021 at 9:01 AM Brandt Bucher <brandtbucher@gmail.com> wrote:
Another option (to remove the ambiguity) could be to move the “group” after the expression. Bonus points for reading more clearly:

except MemoryError group as e: …
except (KeyError, IndexError) group as e: …
except some + expression group as e: …

Argh. This would be very easy to overlook. As the senior author of PEP 654 I am going to go with "except*". Since it was shown that "except group" has ambiguous edge cases the proposals have gotten worse, which to me is a good sign that we need to stop.

With async it goes *before* def, for, with.
Can you put the group before the except in the same style?

group except :


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