[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] cpython (3.2): #11669: rephrase footnote in the Compound Statements page.
ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 15:55:02 CEST 2011
On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 6:38 PM, ezio.melotti
<python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
> -.. [#] The exception is propagated to the invocation stack only if there is no
> - :keyword:`finally` clause that negates the exception.
> +.. [#] The exception is propagated to the invocation stack unless
> + there is a :keyword:`finally` clause which happens to raise another
> + exception. That new exception causes the old one to be lost.
I believe the footnote was talking about this case:
>>> def f():
... raise Exception()
... return "What exception?"
The new wording doesn't accurately reflect that.
Nick Coghlan | ncoghlan at gmail.com | Brisbane, Australia
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