[docs] [issue14167] document return statement in finally blocks
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Mon Sep 24 20:45:23 CEST 2012
Mark Dickinson added the comment:
I think something went wrong with this doc change. The docs used to say:
If the :keyword:`finally` clause raises another exception or executes a :keyword:`return` or :keyword:`break` statement, the saved exception is lost.
Now we have:
If there is a saved exception or :keyword:`break` statement, it is re-raised at the end of the :keyword:`finally` clause.
which doesn't make much sense (what does 'it' refer to in the case of a 'break' statement), and we seem to have lost the explicit statement that a 'break' in a finally cause swallows exceptions.
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