[Python-Dev] GeneratorExit inheriting from Exception

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Mar 21 02:55:06 CET 2006

Barry Warsaw wrote:

> One quibble.  Since the term used for the general concept of something
> that is raised and caught is "exception" and since all the raise-able
> objects live in a module called "exceptions", it is confusing that
> "except Exception" will not catch all exceptions.

My thoughts exactly.

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