[Python-checkins] r53619 - peps/trunk/pep-0008.txt
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Thu Feb 1 22:03:08 CET 2007
Date: Thu Feb 1 22:03:07 2007
New Revision: 53619
Be stricter about string exceptions
--- peps/trunk/pep-0008.txt (original)
+++ peps/trunk/pep-0008.txt Thu Feb 1 22:03:07 2007
@@ -641,9 +641,8 @@
- Use class-based exceptions.
- String exceptions in new code are strongly discouraged, as they will
- eventually (in Python 2.5) be deprecated and then (in Python 3000 or
- perhaps sooner) removed.
+ String exceptions in new code are forbidden, because this language
+ feature is being removed in Python 2.6.
Modules or packages should define their own domain-specific base
exception class, which should be subclassed from the built-in Exception
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