I'd like to suggest what I think would be a simple addition to `def` and `class` blocks. I don't know if calling those "Assignment Blocks" is accurate, but I just mean to refer to block syntaxes that assign to a name. Anyway, I propose a combined return-def structure, and optionally also allowing a return-class version. Omitting the name would be allowable, as well.
This would only apply to a `def` or `class` statement made as the last part of the function body, of course.
def ignore_exc(exc_type): return def (func): @wraps(func) return def (*args, **kwargs): try: return func(*args, **kwargs) except exc_type: pass
Thanks for considering and for any comments, thoughts, or feedback on the idea!