[Python-Dev] What's New in Python 2.6: no string exceptions

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Thu Jan 8 17:33:45 CET 2009

On Wed, Jan 07, 2009, Daniel Stutzbach wrote:
> After reading "What's New in Python 2.6" and then upgrading, I quickly
> noticed an omission: string exceptions are no longer supported and raise a
> TypeError.

Please file a report on bugs.python.org so it doesn't get lost -- it's
already Thursday with no response.
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