[Python-Dev] PEP 352 Transition Plan

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Oct 28 22:29:20 CEST 2005

On 10/28/05, Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger at verizon.net> wrote:
> I don't follow why the PEP deprecates catching a category of exceptions
> in a different release than it deprecates raising them.  Why would a
> release allow catching something that cannot be raised?  I must be
> missing something here.

So conforming code can catch exceptions raised by not-yet conforming code.

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

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