[Python-Dev] Pre-PEP: Exception Reorganization for Python 3.0

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 11:05:54 CEST 2005

Brett Cannon wrote:
> On 8/2/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
>>It seems to me that multiple inheritance is definitely the right idea,
>>though.  That way, we can get the hierarchy we really want with only a
>>minimum of boilerplate in pre-3.0 to make it actually work.
> Yeah.  I think name aliasing and multiple inheritance will take us a
> long way.  Warnings should be able to take us the rest of the way.
> -Brett (who is still waiting for a number; Barry, David, you out there?)

And it will let us get rid of some of the ugliness in my v 0.1 proposal, too 
(like Error being a child of StandardError, instead of the other way around).


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