[Python-Dev] unsubscriptable vs object does not support indexing

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Wed Sep 23 23:26:30 CEST 2009

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 14:19, Michael Foord <fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk> wrote:
> Also +1. I had a friend (an experienced programmer) who started using Python
> recently. The cryptic nature of some of the error messages was a sore point
> with him.

Do you know which error messages? We can change them. We have always
said that we view exception messages as something that can change in
minor releases and that you should be very careful if you ever use
them in tests.


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