[Python-Dev] Fix import errors to have data
jim at zope.com
Tue Jul 27 19:29:21 CEST 2004
Tim Peters wrote:
> [Charles Cazabon]
>>This is a bit I've never been quite sure of. If a module knows it imports
>>something not available everywhere, and can handle that bit missing, shouldn't
>>it already wrap its import of that module in a try: ... except ImportError:
> Sure! Jim wants to distinguish "absenceness" from "brokenness" for
> some reason. It's not clear to my why
Because a broken module is something that should get fixed.
Hiding errors is a bad thing. It's like using hasattr. :)
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