[Python-3000] Pre-peps on raise and except changes

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Feb 13 00:08:09 CET 2007

Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
 > Someone else wrote:
> > raise FooException(<args>).with_traceback(<tb>)
> Works for me.

I don't like that somehow -- it looks too clever.
Also it violates the general principle of mutating
methods not returning things. I know Guido said
he's willing to waive that rule for exceptions,
but it still bothers me.


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