[docs] [issue25381] Doc: Use of old description of raise in Python3
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Tue Oct 13 07:07:24 CEST 2015
Martin Panter added the comment:
“Associated value” still seems a bit weird. I wonder if it would be clearer to say
The exception type is stored in a static global variable . . . A second global variable stores the exception instance passed to :keyword:`raise` . . .
Also further down that section it looks like there are other problems. “Exception object” is perhaps actually a C object referencing the exception class (type). ‘Python string object . . . stored as the "associated value" ’ should perhaps be the exception instance (object). I think a long time ago Python may have actually worked this way, but not any more, and the whole section probably needs updating.
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