[issue12064] unexpected behavior with exception variable

Eric Snow report at bugs.python.org
Thu May 12 20:16:02 CEST 2011

Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> added the comment:

Duplicate of issue8130.

"When an exception has been assigned using as target, it is cleared at the end of the except clause." [1]

[1] http://docs.python.org/py3k/reference/compound_stmts.html#the-try-statement
[2] http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-3110/#semantic-changes (discussed in issue4617)

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