[Python-Dev] Bare except clauses in PEP 348

Guido van Rossum gvanrossum at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 19:15:47 CEST 2005

On 8/24/05, James Y Knight <foom at fuhm.net> wrote:
> I think it must be the case that raising an object which does not
> derive from an exception class must be deprecated as well in order
> for "except:" to be deprecated. Otherwise, there is nothing you can
> change "except:" to in order not to get a deprecation warning and
> still have your code be correct in the face of documented features of
> python.

I agree; isn't that already in ther PEP? This surely has been the
thinking all along.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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