[Python-Dev] Re: anonymous blocks

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Thu Apr 28 14:07:55 CEST 2005

Brett C. wrote:
> Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>>Yet another alternative would be for the default behaviour to be to raise
>>>Exceptions, and continue with anything else, and have the third argument be
>>>"raise_exc=True" and set it to False to pass an exception in without raising it.
>>You've lost me there. If you care about this, can you write it up in
>>more detail (with code samples or whatever)? Or we can agree on a 2nd
>>arg to __next__() (and a 3rd one to next()).
> Channeling Nick, I think he is saying that the raising argument should be made
> True by default and be named 'raise_exc'.

Pretty close, although I'd say 'could' rather than 'should', as it was an idle 
thought, rather than something I actually consider a good idea.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

More information about the Python-Dev mailing list