[Python-Dev] Call for clarity ( clarification ;-) )

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Fri, 06 Sep 2002 10:41:54 -0400

> my only objection is that the case where fork fails isn't documented.
> with a C background one expects a negative number, when in fact an 
> exception is raised...

Ah jeez.  Even with only half a day of Python you should've figured
out that Python nearly always raises an exception where the
corresponding C code returns an error value.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)