[Distutils] Fwd: Re: PEP 517 again

Leonardo Rochael Almeida leorochael at gmail.com
Thu Aug 24 10:07:30 EDT 2017

On 24 August 2017 at 10:41, xoviat <xoviat at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Aug 24, 2017 8:28 AM, "Thomas Kluyver" <thomas at kluyver.me.uk> wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 24, 2017, at 02:21 PM, xoviat wrote:
>> I mean is this golang or Python? In Python, you raise notimplementederror.
>> But there's a NotImplemented singleton in Python as well. The argument
>> for using a return value is that the hook code has to deliberately return
>> that, whereas a NotImplementedError could bubble up from some internal
>> call, in which case it should really be registered as an error.
> That's actually the general argument against exceptions and why golang
> doesn't have them. I have not seen notimplemented used in the wild ever
> though.


So, yes, it's used in the wild, by stdlib itself no less.
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