[Python-Dev] Adding NetworkIOError for bug 1706815

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Wed Jul 4 11:03:42 CEST 2007

Why not simply inherit socket.error from EnvironmentError?

On 7/4/07, Gregory P. Smith <greg at electricrain.com> wrote:
> In response to bug 1706815 and seeing messy code to catch errors in
> network apps I've implemented most of the ideas in the bug and added a
> NetworkIOError exception (child of IOError).  With this, socket.error
> would now inherit from NetworkIOError instead of being its own thing
> (the old one didn't even declare a parent!).
> Complete patch attached to the bug.  All unit tests pass.
> Documentation updates included.
>  http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1706816&group_id=5470&atid=105470
> Any thoughts?  I'm happy with it and would like to commit it if folks
> agree.
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