[Python-Dev] Exception Reorg PEP revised yet again

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Aug 11 02:16:06 CEST 2005

On Wed, Aug 10, 2005, Brett Cannon wrote:
> On 8/10/05, Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger at verizon.net> wrote:
>> If the name bugs you, I would support renaming it to PlatformError or
>> somesuch.  That would make it free for use with Mac errors and Linux
>> errors.  Also, it wouldn't tie a language feature to the name of an MS
>> product.
> I can compromise to this if others prefer this alternative.  Anybody
> else have an opinion?

Googling for "windowserror python" produces 800 hits.  So yes, it does
seem to be widely used.  I'm -0 on renaming; +1 on leaving things as-is.
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