[issue6210] Exception Chaining missing method for suppressing context
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Sun Jan 29 19:10:23 CET 2012
Ethan Furman <ethan at stoneleaf.us> added the comment:
Patrick: The value in this enhancement is in not displaying the chained exception. I do not see any value in throwing it away completely. If you don't care about __context__ you can safely ignore it. On the other hand, if it is completely removed, and you do care about it... well, too bad.
Georg, Nick: On further thought, I agree that having 'from None' set cause from None to True is counter-intuitive, and there is consistency in having __context__ as None and __cause__ as False.
Thanks, Nick, for the pointers on the necessary changes.
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