[Python-Dev] Warning Framework (PEP 230)
Guido van Rossum
Mon, 11 Dec 2000 12:11:02 -0500
> > - When PyErr_Warn() returns 1, does that mean a warning has been
> > transmuted into an exception, or some other exception occurred
> > during the setting of the warning? (I think I know, but the PEP
> > could be clearer here).
> How about returning 1 for 'warning turned into exception' and -1 for 'normal
> exception' ? It would be slightly more similar to other functions if '-1'
> meant 'exception', and it would be easy to put in an if statement -- and
> still allow C code to ignore the produced error, if it wanted to.
Why would you want this? The user clearly said that they wanted the
--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)