[New-bugs-announce] [issue18642] enhancement for operator 'assert'

Al Korgun report at bugs.python.org
Sat Aug 3 13:53:07 CEST 2013

New submission from Al Korgun:

It would be pretty good, if 'assert' could raise specified exception, like that:

>>> data = None
>>> assert isinstance(data, basestring), TypeError("'data' must be a string")

<s>AssertionError</s>TypeError: 'data' must be a string

components: Interpreter Core
messages: 194250
nosy: WitcherGeralt
priority: normal
severity: normal
status: open
title: enhancement for operator 'assert'
type: enhancement
versions: Python 2.7

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