[Python-3000] MemoryError oddities
musiccomposition at gmail.com
Wed Jul 30 03:48:46 CEST 2008
On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 7:05 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> Did anyone come up with a fix for these?
> It's true that OverflowError and MemoryError are returned pretty
> randomly when we detect that an allocation is not going to fit. I
> think MemoryError is better though, so perhaps those uses of
> OverflowError should be fixed. I doubt that there are any apps (except
> unit tests for this specific feature) that depend on such specific
+1 OverflowErrors should probably by reserved for numeric overflows.
"There's no place like 127.0.0.1."
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