[Python-Dev] TypeError and AttributeError
Barry A. Warsaw
Wed, 11 Jul 2001 18:08:05 -0400
>>>>> "JA" == James Althoff <James_Althoff@i2.com> writes:
JA> Given that
JA> except (TypeError, AttributeError):
JA> is the "safest across releases" idiom (as suggested by Tim
JA> would it make sense to make AttributeError a subclass of
JA> TypeError so that
JA> except (TypeError):
JA> would become equally "safe" (and simpler)?
No, but it /might/ make sense to give them a new common base class
between them and Exception. If so, called what?