Other strange thing is that the `raise` statement doesn't require to instantiate an Exception object, allowing to pass an Exception class to it.

raise NotImplementedError
raise NotImplementedError()

Is there any difference between this two lines of code?

And there is nothing about that fact in python docs. (or I just not found?..)

-- 
Andrew

31.01.2013 20:35, Jason Keene пишет:
Why do function definitions require parens?

>>> class MyClass:
...     pass
...
>>> def my_func:
  File "<stdin>", line 1
    def my_func:
               ^
SyntaxError: invalid syntax

This seems to me to break a symmetry with class definitions.  I assume this is just a hold off from C, perhaps there is a non-historical reason tho.

I believe in the past we've forced parens in list comprehensions to create a symmetry between comprehensions/generator expressions.  Why not for this?


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