[Python-Dev] Re-raise in absence of an "active" exception

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Sun Jun 27 11:49:53 EDT 2004

On Sun, 2004-06-27 at 07:39, Armin Rigo wrote:

> In other words, if we make explicit the implicit assumption that a bare
> 'raise' is indeed intended equivalent to
>    exc, val, tb = sys.exc_info()
>    raise exc, val, tb
> then the docs are already precise enough and CPython really implements that.

IIRC the discusions at the time bare raise was added, those were exactly
the intended semantics.


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